Matala filter media is one of the widest used and critically acclaimed filter media on the market. Perfect for Koi, Ponds and Grey Water treatment.

Matala filter media is one of the widest used and critically acclaimed filter media on the market. Featured in a pond, koi, and fish care magazines, and all for good reason!

These lightweight sheets provide mechanical and biological filtration by trapping debris as water easily flows through the sheets. It will filter out a much smaller particle and yet still maintain good flow distribution. In larger systems, all four types can be used in sequence to essentially remove all solids.

Bacteria then colonizes along the debris and the incredible surface area to breed beneficial cultures and keep your pond clear of algae on a microbial level. The construction is firm, stable, and semi-rigid while not being brittle what so ever. It even boasts a level of crush resistance. Matala filter media can also be trimmed very easily, providing great versatility.

Simply one of the best pond filter media options on the market

Open and aerobic construction allows for water to flow through easily but can trap the toughest of debris, this also provides an unprecedented ease of cleaning

315 square meters of surface area for beneficial bacteria growth per cubic meter!

Crush resistant and flexible, can easily be trimmed down to fit in filters and a wide variety of applications

Some applications:

– pre-filtering,

– mechanical filter media,

– grey water treatment,

– biological filtration,

– spawning mat,

– plant protection,

– and as a support for other filter medias.


– Koi pond and fish pond filtrations

– Individual household wastewater treatment

– Septic tank effluent wastewater treatment

– Domestic sewage treatment

– Draining/ in-filtration

– River purification

– Storm water treatment

– Live stock waster water treatment

– Grey water treatment

– Air scrubbing

– Gass and fluid contact media

Product Code: FSM460

Sheet Type: Flex-Matala

Half Sheet Size: 100cm x 60cm x 3.8cm

Full Sheet Size: 100cm x 120cm x 3.8cm

Full Sheet Weight: 1.8kg

Specific Surface Area (m3): 460 ± 10 m3

Fibre Diameter (mm): 0.45 ± 10 mm

Free Volume: 94%