AST filters contain a bed of floating beads designed to facilitate solids capture and biofiltration without caking and channeling. Our filtration systems are easily automated to backwash and drain sludge with no manual intervention.

Backwash OperationSmall System FiltrationLarge System Filtration
Automated BackwashAST Endurance FilterHigh Pressure PolyGeyser Filter
Manual Backwash
(automated controller upgrades are available)
Bubble Bead FilterPropeller Bead Filter

Aquariums and Zoos Projects

Why Buy an AST Filter?

  • Tested technology – over 20 years of research and real-world application have proven bead filtration superiority
  • Energy savings – smaller pumps paired with efficient design
  • Low maintenance – backwashing is quick and doesn’t require you to get your hands dirty
  • Longevity – media never needs replacement and is resistant to clogging and channeling
  • Excellent biofiltration – media contains 400ft2 of surface area per cubic foot for the biological breakdown of nitrogenous waste
  • Superior clarification – studies show that our filters remove 100% of particles greater than 50 microns and 48% of particles in the 5-10 micron range per pass
  • Water conserving technology – our newest filters recycle their own backwash water, drastically reducing water loss!
  • One year warranty – if there is a defect in filter manufacturing AST will provide a warranty replacement for up to one year from the date of shipment – extended Warranties are available for zoo and aquarium contracts

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From a simple filter to a complete custom system, our engineers can help you find the perfect filtration system for your needs. Get in touch today!