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Frequently Asked Questions About Adya Replacement Filters

How often should I replace my Adya Micro-Ceramic Replacement Filter?

This filter should be replaced once a year or 1,000 gallons.

How often should I replace my Adya 4-layer Earth Replacement Filter?

This filter should be replaced once every 6 months or 500 gallons.

How do I prepare and change my replacement filters?

Soak both filters in cold water for a minimum of 15 minutes.

Adya Micro-Ceramic Filter 

  1. Attach the o-ring onto the filter.
  2.  Insert the filter into the top tank and fasten with the nut. Do not over-tighten.
Adya 4-Layer Earth Filter 
  1. After soaking, flush the filter by holding upright under cold running water for approx. 15 seconds and allow excess water to drain off.
  2. Twist the filter counter-clockwise into the plastic plate.
Download the filtration guide to see the component diagram.
How do I clean my replacement filters?

Clean the Adya Micro-Ceramic Filter by gently wiping with a wet sponge on all sides when you start to see an orange film build up. Do not use soap. Keep a sponge set aside for cleaning this filter that never has had soap on it. The Adya 4-Layer Earth Filter requires no maintenance.

How can I remove algae film from my Adya Micro-Ceramic Filter?

Extended exposure to direct sunlight may result in algae growth. If this occurs, gently wipe and rinse the filter with cold water. (Discoloration on the filter will not affect its performance.)

Where are the replacement filters made?

Both filters are made in Korea.