FiltraPure 4000 Pond Gravity Flow BioFilter: Efficient Filtration for a Healthier Pond
Maintain a clean and healthy pond environment with the FiltraPure 4000 Pond Gravity Flow BioFilter, featuring mechanical and biological filtration for effective pond waste reduction. This BioFilter is compatible with all pond pumps equipped with a 19mm threaded inlet and includes essential fittings for ease of installation.
Features and Benefits
- Promotes a clean and healthy pond: Large surface area within the filter fosters growth of beneficial bacteria to reduce pond waste effectively.
- Mechanical and biological filtration: Fine filter foam captures debris while two types of filter media maximise biological treatment.
- Compatibility: Suitable for use with all pond pumps that have a 19mm threaded inlet.
- Prevents clogging: Efficient filtration prevents pump and fountain heads from blockages.
- Ease of installation: Includes over-flow and multi-hosetails for simple and hassle-free setup.
How to Use
- Position the FiltraPure 4000 near the pond, ensuring a location with a stable and level surface.
- Connect the pond pump to the BioFilter using the included multi-hosetails, ensuring a secure connection to avoid leaks.
- Run the pond pump and adjust the flow rate as necessary according to the instructions provided with the pump.
- Periodically check and clean the filter foam and filter media to maintain optimal filtration efficiency.
Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For
This BioFilter is best suited for pond owners seeking efficient filtration for a healthier pond ecosystem. Ideal for ponds up to 4000L, it is recommended for use with an Elimax 2000 pump or similar models, with a required pump duty of 800-1000L/Hr and an optimum flow rate of 1500L/Hr.
Notes from Aqua Gardening
- Dimensions: 35 x 29.5 x 40cm H; Model code: 17250
- Pump sizing is provided for maximum pond size with a 0.5m head. Consider a larger pump size if supplying other features, such as fountains.
- Consult the pump manual for specifics on adjusting flow rate and installation details.
FAQsHow does the FiltraPure 4000 Bio-Filter help maintain a clean and healthy pond?
A:The FiltraPure 4000 Bio-Filter provides mechanical filtering through fine filter foam and effective biological treatment with two types of filter medium. This process creates a large surface area for beneficial bacteria to grow, which helps break down and reduce pond waste, resulting in a cleaner and healthier pond environment.Can I use the FiltraPure 4000 Bio-Filter with any pond pump?
A:Yes, the FiltraPure 4000 Bio-Filter is compatible with all pond pumps that have a 19mm threaded inlet. This makes it a versatile option for various pond filtration systems.What are the dimensions of the FiltraPure 4000 Bio-Filter?
A:The FiltraPure 4000 Bio-Filter measures 35 x 29.5 x 40cm (H).What is the required pump duty for the FiltraPure 4000 Bio-Filter?
A:The FiltraPure 4000 Bio-Filter requires a pump duty of 800-1000L/Hr for optimal performance.What is the recommended pump for the FiltraPure 4000 Bio-Filter?
A:The recommended pump for the FiltraPure 4000 Bio-Filter is the Elimax 2000, which provides optimum flow rate and performance.What is the inlet size and type for the FiltraPure 4000 Bio-Filter?
A:The FiltraPure 4000 Bio-Filter has a multi-hosetail inlet size and type, making it easy to connect to various pond pumps.How do I clean the FiltraPure 4000 Bio-Filter?
A:The FiltraPure 4000 Bio-Filter offers easy access for cleaning. Proper maintenance involves regularly checking and rinsing the filter media, replacing it when necessary, and ensuring optimal water flow through the system.Can the FiltraPure 4000 Bio-Filter handle additional features like fountains?
A:While the pump sizing of the FiltraPure 4000 Bio-Filter is given for a maximum pond size with a 0.5m head, you may need a larger pump if the system is supplying water features such as fountains in addition to the filter operation. Make sure to consider the specific requirements of your pond setup when choosing the appropriate pump size.
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