Matala BioStep 10

Matala BioStep 10
Brand: Matala
Product Code: BioStep 10
Availability: In Stock
Price: $279.95
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Matala Expandable gravity filter maximizes Matala® filter media performance. The rugged Biosteps 10 contains an amazing 200 sq. ft. of surface area for beneficial bacteria growth.

Combined with a cross flow design that traps and processes more debris at high flow rates, you get unparalleled mechanical and biological filtration for superior water quality.

Combine multiple units for large or heavily stocked koi ponds, or use Biosteps 10 with optional UV Clarifier for improved water clarity. Universal barbed inlet (1", 1-1/4", 1-1/2"), 1-1/2" outlet. Measures 23-3/16" x 15" x 20-3/16" high.

For ponds up to 10,000 liter / 2,700 gallon, step-wise transition from mechanical filtration to high-efficiency bio filtration.

Features of Biosteps Filter:

  • State of Art Progressive Filtration.
  • Supplied with sufficient volume of Matala® filtermedia with progressive densities.
  • Filter design enhances growth of different ecological communities of bacteria and planktonic organisms that will colonies different sections of the filter.
  • Cross-Flow Pattern: Traps more dirt at high flow rates without plugging.
  • Flow rate up to 1060 gph maximum per unit.
  • Built-In overflow safety.
  • Easy maintenance.
  • Sloped bottom with extra sink at outlet for easy draining of waste.
  • Modular design allows for future expansion.
  • Rugged construction.


Filter Section Contents Function
Inlet Chamber Water inlet - capture of largest particles
Medium Density Matala Prefiltration: To capture particles and to further digest organic matter by heterotrophic bacteria and plankton
High Density Matala Biofiltration: Nitrification/nutrient balancing by plankton
Super High Density Matala Biofiltration: Nitrification/nutrient balancing by plankton
Super High Density Matala Biofiltration: Nitrification, denitrification and nutrient balancing by plankton
Outlet Chamber Water polishing - water outlet


Garden Pond Size

 Koi Pond Size

 # of Units

 Size Unit

 Flow Rate

1,600 Gals.

800 gals


BioSteps 10  w/ 9-13 watt UV Clarifier

660 -1,060 gph

2700 Gals.

1330 gals


BioSteps 10  w/ 13-18 watt UV Clarifier

1,060 gph*

4000 Gals.

2100 gals


BioSteps 10 w/13-18 watt UV Clarifier

1,060 gph per unit*

6000 Gals.

3200 gals


BioSteps 10 w/18 watt UV Clarifier

1.060 gph per unit*

8000 Gals.

4230 gals


BioSteps 10 w/18 watt UV Clarifier

1,060 gph per unit*

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