Aquatic Solutions, Activated Carbon 4 x 8 Granular, 55 lb Bag. Our Super Activated Carbon is a highly active, coal-based carbon used in research laboratories and universities. The patented activation process used in its production yields a high purity, premium grade carbon with optimal pore structure and a large surface area for maximized adsorption. This unique design provides fast, continuous and more thorough removal of odors, colors, organic pollutants, toxic compounds and medications. The result is a cleaner, healthier water environment.