This Nitrate + Nitrite Filter Pad is a dense chemical filter pad that neutralizes nitrate and toxic nitrite in freshwater aquariums. It reduces the possibility of nitrite poisoning, and helps reduce fish stress caused by the presence of nitrite. Nitrates can cause kidney, liver and eye problems in fish, as well as appetite suppression.
This media should be implemented as a preventative measure or treatment. You should regularly test for nitrate and nitrite levels in your tank ny using a reliable nitrate and nitrite tests. These Filter Pads can be cut and shaped to fit any filtration system, including: Canister Filters, Hang-On Filters, Trickle Filters, Pond Filters, Wet/Dry Filters, Filter Cartridge Frames, and any other aquarium or pond filtration assembly. They measure 18" x 10".