Experience the Flexibility and Durability of 38mm Ribbed Anti-Kink Hose

This premium flexible 38mm ribbed anti-kink hose is an exceptional choice for various gardening and water management tasks. Designed for use in fish ponds, aquaponic systems, and garden irrigation, its durability and UV resistance ensure long-lasting performance for all your horticulture needs.

Features and Benefits

  • Long-lasting Quality: Can withstand up to 10 years in direct sunlight without compromising its structural integrity
  • Anti-Kink Technology: Unique ribbed design ensures the hose will not kink or flatten, even on tight bends
  • Easy to Clean: Unobtrusive black colour helps to prevent the hose from appearing dirty and maintains a clean aesthetic
  • Versatile Use: Compatible with 1 1/4 inch BSP male threaded fittings and barbed irrigation fittings made from polyethylene
  • Smooth Interior Surface: Promotes optimal water flow and prevents blockages

How to Use

  1. Identify the desired location for the hose installation and measure the proper length needed for your project.
  2. Cut the hose to your desired length with appropriate cutting tools, ensuring a clean and even edge.
  3. Soften the hose by soaking it in warm to boiling water, making it easier to fit onto barbed or threaded fittings.
  4. Attach the hose to the appropriate fittings, such as 1 1/4 inch BSP male threaded fittings, using steel clamps or spiral clamps to tightly secure it.
  5. Ensure hose fittings are securely connected and manage any bends in the hose without kinking to preserve water flow.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

This flexible 38mm ribbed anti-kink hose is ideal for gardeners, aquaponics enthusiasts, and landscaping professionals. Its versatility and durability make it perfect for fish ponds, aquaponic systems, and garden irrigation systems ensuring efficient water management and long-lasting performance.

Notes from Aqua Gardening

  • During the manufacturing process, the Internal Diameter of the 38mm Anti-Kink Hose is 36mm, and the Outer Diameter is 44mm.
  • To ensure the most secure fit of the hose, use a steel clamp or spiral clamp to prevent slipping on the fittings.
  • When shifting a pump, the hose can remain attached to the pump to streamline the relocation process.


What are the primary applications of the Flexible 38mm Ribbed Anti Kink Hose?

The Flexible 38mm Ribbed Anti Kink Hose is mainly used for fish ponds, aquaponic systems, and garden irrigation, providing a durable and kink-resistant hosing solution.

What is the Internal Diameter and Outer Diameter of the 38mm Anti Kink Hose?

The Internal Diameter of the 38mm Anti Kink Hose is 36mm, and the Outer Diameter is 44mm due to the manufacturing process.

What type of fittings does the Anti-Kink Hose work with?

The anti-kink hose is compatible with a 1 1/4 inch BSP male threaded fitting with a steel clamp or spiral clamp for secure attachment. It also fits onto barbed irrigation fittings made from polyethylene.

How can I easily fit the hose onto barbed or threaded fittings?

To fit the hose over barbed or threaded fittings, warm the hose in warm to boiling water before pushing the fitting on. This will make the hose more pliable and easier to work with.

What are the key benefits of using the Anti-Kink Hose?

The Anti-Kink Hose offers several advantages, such as lasting approximately 10 years in full sun, kink and flatten resistance even on tight bends, an unobtrusive black colour that stays cleaner looking, and a smooth inner surface designed to prevent blockages. Additionally, you can shift your pump without removing the hose attachment.

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