Matala BioSteps 10 Gravity Discharge Filter

Matala BioSteps 10 Gravity Discharge Filter

The BioSteps 10 filter has been discontinued. Please see information on the new BioSteps II Filter.

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.

BioSteps 10 BlackFor ponds up to 10,000 liter / 2,700 gallen, step-wise transition from mechianical 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.

Now available with a waterfall discharge.

Garden Pond Size Koi Pond Size

# of Units

Size Unit

Flow Rate
1,600 Gals.800 gals1

BioSteps 10 w/ 9-13 watt UV Clarifier

660 -1,060 gph
2700 Gals.1330 gals1BioSteps 10 w/ 13-18 watt UV Clarifier1,060 gph*
4000 Gals.2100 gals2BioSteps 10 w/13-18 watt UV Clarifier1,060 gph per unit*
6000 Gals.3200 gals3BioSteps 10 w/18 watt UV Clarifier1.060 gph per unit*
8000 Gals.4230 gals4BioSteps 10 w/18 watt UV Clarifier1,060 gph per unit*
Item #
Waterfall Spillway Option
Matala BioSteps 10 w/18w UVC
Matala BioSteps 10 w/9w UVC
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