Matala Filter Media Sheets - Black, Green, Blue & Grey
Matala Filter Media Sheets - Black, Green, Blue & Grey
Closeup of Black Low Density Matala Filter MatsCloseup of Green Medium Density Matala Filter MatsCloseup of Blue High Density Matala Filter MatsCloseup of Grey Super High Density Matala Filter Mats
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Matala filter media is a progressive filter material that is self-supporting and multifunctional. These filter sheets are used in prefilters, mechanical filtration, biological filtration, spawning mats, plant protection, and support for other filter media. Matala filter mats can be used to meet almost any filtration need. In larger systems, all four types can be used in sequence to essentially remove all solids.
  • Perfect for use in biological filters, settling tanks, and pump pre-filters
  • Ideal configuration is vertical rather than horizontal, for easier cleaning
  • Cut to size with a standard serrated knife to accomodate use in existing filter
Black Matala - Low Density
Black Matala is perfect for mechanical/solids filtering, and can be used as a support grate for other filter media due to its sturdy, open design. A single 1.5" thick layer can filter out leaves, algae, seed pods, trash and other debris. Multiple layers used together can filter out smaller particles without clogging. Even when 4-6 layers are utilized, flow rates of 600gph per square foot can still be achieved. Used worldwide for wastewater treatment, Black Matala can allow high volumes of water with very high biological oxygen demand.


Green Matala - Medium Density
Black Matala is perfect for filtering out medium particles, and can be cleaned out very easily by simply shaking out the filter media or spraying down with a garden hose. Green Matala makes a good biofilter, providing surface area with open spaces for good, aerated water flow.

Blue Matala - High Density
Blue Matala is perfect for filtering out smaller particles, while still maintaining good flow distribution. One of the most common for applications in which only one Matala pad is used.

Grey Matala - Super High Density
Grey Matala filters out much smaller particles, while still maintaining good flow distribution.