How do you install a BiOrb filter?

How do you install a BiOrb filter?

Reach into your biOrb and turn the bubble tube a quarter turn to release it. Then simply lift out the entire filter cartridge. Another quarter turn removes the filter which contains all the waste. Twist on a new filter.

What do you put in the bottom of a BiOrb?

Place some of the treated water into the tank, just above the bottom, so you can still place your decorations. Pour in the bottom decoration you have chosen, like stones or pebbles. But gravel and sand are not appropriate for the bottom filter, in a Biorb or Biube, as they could clog it.

How often should you change the water in a BiOrb?

BiOrb (30L / 8 Gallon): Replace Filter every 6 weeks; Change Water (30%) every 3 weeks.

Why is my BiOrb filter so loud?

This can be a sign that the air stone has become blocked and caused a small air leak. Removing the air stone will solve this and start the filter working again. Without the air stone the filter will be slightly noisy so we recommend putting a new one in as soon as possible.

Can BiOrb heater be fully submerged?

Answer: Hi Yes it is, as long as the stand is used or the heater doesn’t have direct contact with the tank surface.

Can you have bottom feeders in a BiOrb?

Do not keep ‘bottom feeding’ fish, such as a common pleco, loach or catfish in Biorb Aquariums. The ceramic media used for biological filtration in Biorb aquariums is unsuitable for them. Smaller pellets can be purchased for tropical fish and minnows that are more suited to their nutritional requirements.

Can you put normal gravel in a BiOrb?

Reef-One advises against putting gravel, sand or small stones in the biOrb. Gravel is likely to reduce filtration and may become lodged in the filter cartridge casing. However, if you do use other gravel of ceramic media in your biorb or biube, make sure it is big enough not to get stuck in the bottom of the aquarium.

Why does my BiOrb keep going green?

Green water is caused by algae. Algae needs sunglight and nutrients in order to grow. Too much daylight, especially during the summer months when the days are longer and warmer, will cause algae to thrive. Excess nutrients win the water, from overfeeding for example, will also cause algae problems.

How long does a BiOrb filter last?

1-2 months
For optimum filtration the biorb filter cartridge should be replaced every 1-2 months.

Why are there no bubbles in my BiOrb?

If you have noticed that there are fewer bubbles you may need to change the air stone in your biorb. Alternatively if you have just changed the filter cartridge, air from the sponge may be trapped inside the cartridge. This can be a sign that the air stone has become blocked and caused a small air leak.

How do I know if my BiOrb filter is working?

The BiOrb Air Pump, when plugged in and working, vibrates. To inspect the BiOrb Air Pump you can either hear that it is vibrating, feel that it is vibrating or you can detach the air hose and feel for yourself if air is coming out or not. The second item to check is the BiOrb One Way Valve.

What can you do with a biorb aquarium?

Once filled with decoration a biOrb transforms into your very own aquatic paradise. Pair our aquariums with our extensive assortment of sculptures, plants, and décor for a truly remarkable underwater world.

How does a biorb look in a room?

An award-winning, clean-cut, square design with an elegant style. A classic look with a twist: designed with a hidden waterline, the biOrb appears to float in the room. A distinctive shape that is compact in size – this biOrb is a unique and attractive addition to any space.

Do you need to be a fish expert to use biorb?

You don’t need to be a fish expert! biOrb makes this hobby accessible to everyone. We made it easy to set up and get started by putting everything you need in one box. Also as an aquarium – the biOrb comes with everything you need to create a healthy home for fish.

How does a biorb fish bowl look like?

A perfect 360-degree viewing experience, creating a relaxing focal point in any room. Combining the classic look of a fish bowl with modern filtration, this biOrb is a simple beauty that can fit in any interior design. An award-winning, clean-cut, square design with an elegant style.