Where to buy bioballs?

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  1. rudeboy1

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    Hi All

    Can someone please tell me where I can buy bio-balls? I would prefer to get them brand new.

    If I am unable to I don't mind buying them second hand. I need quite a bit. :tt2:

    Thank you!
     
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  3. pXius

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    Most of the forum frowns upon the use of bio balls due to debris getting stuck in them and then spiking No3, but I'd suggest having a look at someone whom stocks koi pond products. They have bio cubes which are larger then the average bioball so it fills more space and they are normally cheaper.
     
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    Bio balls on fish only systems are fine. But for some reason, bio balls are not cheap. I know those used in koi ponds, are a by product from Sasol. But for over R2 a ball, I cannot understand that price.
     
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    I am going bio balls in my new build, they will be in the next week, where the skimmer and and first chamber get fed. ;)
     
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    O am using ceramic rings cos they come in bags so they are easier to rinse.(which i do on a weekly
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