Neptune FTF-5DBWhat is a Neptune FTF-5DB Filter Feeder?
A Neptune FTF-5DB Filter Feeder is a bypass feeder that is installed in hot water and cold water closed loop systems. It comes with a stainless steel dissolving basket that holds and fully supports the filter bag inside. The Filter Feeders features a ring-top handle for easy removal. The water enters through the top and exists through the bottom. This allows particles to be collected within the filter bag.
Do the filter bags come with the Neptune filter feeders?
No, all bags must be purchase separately.
What size filter bags comes with the filter feeders?
1, 5, 20, and 50 micron bags may be purchase. The diameter of a human hair is 100 micron, so keep this in mind when selecting filter bags.
What are the advantages of filtering my closed loop system?
If you have debris within your closed loop, you may experience erosion from the debris flowing within the system. Erosion may lead to premature failure of elbows and pipes within your closed loop system. Within cold loop systems, filter bags may be used to remove sources of food for bacteria development. Bacteria within a cold loop system may lead to under deposit corrosion and premature failure of pipes.
What is the gallon capacity of this unit?
This model is 5 gallons in size and the unit sits directly on the ground. This unit has 3/4" inlet and outlet ports and should be used on smaller water systems. The water must enter through the top and exit though the bottom port. Download the product literature for more information.