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Aqua Ultima II - Pressurized Bead Filter - 30,000 Model - 2" Valve - A50300

Aqua Ultima II - Pressurized Bead Filter - 30,000 Model - 2" Valve - A50300
Suggested Retail$4,065.36
Our Price$2,845.75You save30%
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Product Details

The Ultima II doesthe work of two filters combining both biological and mechanical filtrationinto one compact package. The Ultima II filter uses a tubular patented mediawith a very high surface area; this exceptional design feature protectsbeneficial bacteria during backwash and prevents clumping. The Ultima IIfilter is preseeded with bacteria, which helps to jump start the filter'sgrowth of beneficial bacteria. Simply by rotating the valve the patentedcyclonic backwash system does the dirty work for you. In just minutes theinternal jets clean the filter for you.

Independent laboratory and Field testing hasshown the Ultima II out performs all other filters on the market.
  • 2" Inlet and Outlet
  • Dimensions: 35-1/2" Diameter x 53" High
  • Top mount valve
  • Heavy Flow Rate
  • Media will not "Clump Together"
  • Rated at 38 PSI Max
  • Minutes to Backwash
  • Can Be Buried
  • Heavy Fish Loads
  • Limited 1 Year manufacturer's warranty  (seemanual for limitations)
  • Additional Information:

    The Ultima II 30000 was designed for bodies of water from 20,000 - 30,000 gallons.

    Optimal flow rate: 7,500 GPH @ 10' of head height.
    Direct drive self priming pumps are recommended such as external pumps.

    Minimum flow rate: 7,000 GPH and a maximum flow of 7,500 GPH

    The high flow rateallows you to circulate your pond once every hour, giving you theoptimal turn over rate to keep your fish healthy and your pond clear.

    What makesthe Ultima II Filter Different?

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    How is the Ultima II Filter different than abead filters?

    Bead filters use raw pellets
    Bead filter manufactures just take these inexpensive pellets and load theminto a filter body as is. The wax based plastic and smooth shape encouragesclumping which is an inherent problem in bead filters. Some bead filter ownershave been forced to backwash every day to prevent this clumping.  When thebeads stick together, water and waste pass around the large mass making muchof the beads surface inaccessible. This allows untreated ammonia and solids topass right through and return to the pond.

    Ultima Media is specifically designed to supportaquatic life
    Using non wax based plastic Aqua Ultraviolet extrudes a patented media withthe highest surface area of any on the market. The small tubular design hasridges on the outside and a cross section on the inside increasing bio surfacearea and preventing clumping. The ridged design helps to create a dense bedfor superior trapping of solids that is easily separated during the backwash.

    How can the  Ultima II filters be smaller than beadfilters and handle more fish
    The Ultima II patented media design has 800 cubic feet of surface area persquare foot. This is the highest surface area of any product on the market.The high surface area means less volume of media is needed so the filteritself can be smaller. 

    Ultima II Demonstration and Backwash Video:


    Ultima II Backwash Video - 2:58
    This video explains how the Ultima Backwash System works.

    Click here for the Aqua Ultima II Instruction Manual

    Ships from Temecula, CA - Please allow a few extra days for build time and transit time. Ships via Truck Freight

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