Biohome Ultimate Marine Media

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Ultimate Marine is a version of the highly popular Ultimate media especially formulated for marine tanks. This marine filter  media is ideal for canister, HOB and sump filters.

1 kg occupies about 72 cu in. To see how much your filter requires click on the link, “How Much Do I Need“.

Biohome Ultimate Marine is infused with trace elements including iron and manganese to support beneficial bacteria growth. Bacteria growth in Ultimate Marine is very fast to control ammonia and nitrite.

The trace elements are fused into the structure of this media and are there to enhance the bacterial processes. They will not alter water chemistry although users have commonly reported a marked improvement in coral health and coloration – this may be due to the water being extremely good quality in a Biohome filtered tank.

Complimentary Filter Starter Balls (1/4 bag per kg) are shipped with each order to speed filter maturity. The media recovers quickly after the use of medications.

Biohome allows both nitrifying (aerobic) and denitrifying (anaerobic) bacteria to grow on and through it’s unique structure. This allows it to also control nitrates. Check the Rules of  Thumb for Nitrate Reduction to estimate how much you’ll need to reduce the nitrates in your pond or tank.

Ultimate Marine Media is a biological filter media and good mechanical filtration must be provided to insure the water passing through it does not contain any debris that might clog it.

Please let us know if you have any questions or comments.

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9 reviews for Biohome Ultimate Marine Media

  1. Max Cichanowicz (verified owner)

    I’ve been running this on my 29 gal brackish tank and it works like a charm! Also like to note the amazing owner!

  2. newfish

    This was originally posted by David Lee under Filter Starter Balls. It is more appropriate here and he asked me to move. I can’t do that, but I can post this copy.

    I have been reef tank aquarist for more than 10 years and I always thought my water was clear. But I was absolutely amazed how much clearer my water improved in 2 weeks time. The water absolutely crystal clear and all my corals so much happier for it. Even able to now grow SPS coral which was difficult without biohome ultimate. 110% satisfied with the product

  3. Nathan (verified owner)

    Product is great and customer services is very knowledgeable. I gave them a call to ask about the product and they were able to answer all my questions. Shipping was fast and they gave free filter starter balls with my purchase. Thanks again!

  4. Josh

    Cheapest place for media, great customer service, fast shipping. Thank u soo much.

    • Don Chamberlain

      Thanks for the feedback. I’m glad the Ultimate is working so well for you. Thanks for being a loyal customer, and…
      Happy Fish Keeping,

  5. esv227 (verified owner)

    I’m in the process of cycling a 29 gallon marine aquarium using a SunSun 302 canister filled with Biohome Ultimate Marine Media and the 13″ foam filter set (cut down to size). The foams are excellent quality. Hope to be back in 6 months to give a solid review on the Ultimate Marine Biohome. Thank you for the super fast shipping!

    • Don Chamberlain

      Thanks for the review. Glad you like the Foam. I’m looking forward to how the Ultimate Marine works out for you.
      Happy Fish Keeping,

  6. esv227 (verified owner)

    UPDATE: It’s been nearly 4 months since I set up my 29 gallon marine aquarium. The Ultimate Marine Biohome has been amazing! My ammonia, nitrites AND nitrates have tested “0” for the last month! Never thought the Biohome would work this fast! Wow!

    I cycled my tank for 2 months (intentionally) at 90F to populate lots of bacteria. I finally got my seahorses and the parameters have remain at “0”. I’m beefing up with more Ultimate Marine Biohome, because I want to add more seahorses in the future!

    The foam set I ordered has also done it’s job. However, I added polishing foam to top them off, because seahorses are very messy eaters.

    Between the Ultimate Marine Biohome media and the foam set, I’ve been able to keep seahorses painlessly… and without a protein skimmer! How cool is that!!!

    Thank you GreatWave for making my hobby so much more enjoyable!

    • Don Chamberlain

      Thanks for the Ultimate Marine order. It’s great to hear about your seahorses. I thought I saw a photo of one once, but I couldn’t find any emails from you, so if I did, it must not have been one of yours. If you get time, send me some photos.
      I’m sure they’re spectacular and I’d love to put them on your Customer page. Thanks for taking the time to report, and…
      Happy Fish Keeping,

  7. Nick

    Fast shipping, thorough product information, great value and good customer service !

    • Don Chamberlain

      Music to my ears. Glad we made you happy. Thanks for the order, and…

      Happy Fish Keeping,

  8. Albert

    Great company to work with. Originally ordered the Biohome Ultimate Media not knowing that there was the Biohome Ultimate Marine Media. Call and Don was able to make the switch and received the correct media. Also Don answered all of my emails.

    • Don Chamberlain

      Glad we were able to get that sorted out for you. Good luck with your marine tank. I hope we see some photos after awhile.
      Take care, and…
      Happy Fish Keeping,

  9. Pasquale

    The best media ever used .If I could give 10 star I would

    • Don Chamberlain

      Thanks for the great review. I’m very glad you like the Ultimate Marine.
      Happy Fish Keeping,

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