Transform Your Garden with PondMAX Freestanding Rectangular Ponds

Introduce an impressive, heavy-duty freestanding rectangular pond to your garden or outdoor space, perfect for aquaponics, aquaculture, hydroponics, ponds or water gardens. Made from High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (HMWPE), PondMAX ponds are suitable for domestic and commercial applications, offering a durable solution for fish holding that can be installed above or below ground.

Features and Benefits

  • Durability: Made of HMWPE, ensuring strength and resistance to damage
  • Easy Installation: Freestanding and suitable for above or below ground installation
  • Warranty: 20-year warranty against UV discolouration and cracking
  • Flexible Usage: Ideal for aquaponics, aquaculture, hydroponics, ponds, and water gardens
  • Overflow System: Comes with two small hard plastic bungs for overflow functionality

How to Use

  1. Choose a flat, compacted surface or concrete base for installing the pond
  2. Place the freestanding pond on the chosen surface, ensuring stability
  3. Fill the pond with water up to the ribbed part of the rim (if unsupported)
  4. If required, drill a hole close to the top rim and install the supplied bung with grid pattern for overflow function using silicone

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

PondMAX Freestanding Rectangular Ponds are ideal for those looking to enhance their outdoor space or start an aquaponics, aquaculture, hydroponics, pond or water garden project. They're suitable for both residential and commercial applications and are perfect for fish enthusiasts, hobbyists, or anyone wanting to improve their outdoor environment.

Notes from Aqua Gardening

  • Always install the pond on a flat, compacted or concrete base.
  • Do not overfill with water past the ribbed part of the rim (if unsupported).
  • Shipping costs for ponds may be higher than the pond itself to regional locations.

PondMax Free Standing Rectangular Pond Specifications

Model 220L 400L 1200L
Inside Top Dimensions (mm) 1065 x 720 1205 x 755 1650 x 1100
Height (mm) 310 400 600
Top Lip Width (mm) 35 40 45
Volume (L) 220 400 1200
Usuable Capacity (L) 220 370 1100


What material are the PondMAX Freestanding Rectangular Ponds made of?

The PondMAX Freestanding Rectangular Ponds are made of High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (HMWPE), making them durable and suitable for most domestic and commercial applications.

Can these freestanding ponds be used for aquaponics?

Yes, these heavy-duty rectangular ponds are safe to use with aquaponics, as well as aquaculture, hydroponics, and water gardens.

What is the warranty on the PondMAX Freestanding Rectangular Ponds?

The ponds come with a 20-year warranty against UV discolouration and cracking, as long as they are installed on a flat, compacted (or concrete) base and not overfilled with water past the ribbed part of the rim (if unsupported).

Are these ponds suitable for fish holding?

Yes, PondMAX freestanding ponds are ideal for fish holding and can be used as grow beds or fish tanks in aquaponics systems.

How do I install the overflow function on the rectangular pond?

The pond is supplied with two small hard plastic bungs. The bung with a grid pattern can be used for the overflow function. Drill a hole close to the top rim of the pond with a holesaw and insert the grid patterned bung. Use silicone to seal the bung in place.

Can these ponds be shipped Australia wide?

Aqua Gardening ships ponds within Queensland and interstate using couriers. However, shipping costs are not free and can be higher than the cost of the pond itself to regional locations. The shipping calculator on the Aqua Gardening website provides quotes to regular courier destinations.

What are the exterior and interior dimensions of the 1200L PondMAX Freestanding Rectangular Pond?

Rim outer dimensions: 1745mm long x 1195mm wide.

Rim width and height: Ribs around the rim are 150mm high from the top edge down. On the top edge of the pond, the rim is 42.5mm wide.

Base outer dimension: 1580mm long x 1040mm wide.

Outer height: 610mm, inside height: 600mm.

Inside dimensions: Rim - 1660mm long x 1110mm wide.

Inside dimensions: Base - 1540mm long x 1000mm wide.

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Weight: 10.0kg

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