- Prefilter Pad - Lifegard
Lifegard Prefilters and Felt pads work really well in sumps and overflows. By placing a pad in between sump baffles or any place that water is channeled through the pad, it will allow the pad to collect floating detritus and other particles in the water column.
BRS suggests cleaning or replacing filter pads once every few days
Dimensions - 24 x 15 in.
Filter pads make a great addition to any mechanical filtration system. They are easy to remove and replace. Most of the time you will need to cut them to size since you do want them to channel the water through the filter pad and not around it. The rate at which the pads clog will depend on how much you feed, the amount of waste fish produce and overall other filtration equipment. We suggest treating filter pads exactly like filter socks and changing out every few days to keep nutrients from breaking down into the water column
Cheap and Easy to Replace By JACK on 9/27/2018JACK would recommend this product to a friendThis prefilter pad is very easy to cut to size. I use it on a JBJ all-in-one aquarium directly over the filter socks to 1) reduce/eliminate the water splashing noise and corresponding salt spray and creep, and 2) trap larger waste before it has a chance to get trapped in the filter sock. I replace the pads weekly. These pads are quite flimsy but work very well for my purposes.