Experience the Durability of PondMAX Freestanding Round Ponds

Enhance your garden or aquaponic system with PondMAX Freestanding Round Ponds. Built with high-quality HMWPE (High Molecular Weight Polyethylene), these robust ponds are designed for long-lasting performance. Available in capacities ranging from 400L to 1200L, the heavy-duty round ponds are perfect for a variety of applications including fishponds and aquaponics. Install them above or below ground for versatile placement options.

Features and Benefits

  • Durable Construction: Made from tough HMWPE, ensuring longevity in various weather conditions
  • Versatile Use: Ideal for fish holding tanks, grow beds, or decorative garden ponds
  • Easy Installation: Suitable for freestanding or buried applications, with minimal site preparation needed
  • UV Resistant: Engineered to withstand the harsh Australian sun and prevent discolouration
  • Long Warranty: A 20-year warranty covers you against UV discolouration and cracking

How to Use

  1. Select the desired pond size for your application (400L to 1200L).
  2. Choose the location where you want to install the pond, ensuring it's on flat, compacted or concrete ground.
  3. For a buried installation, excavate a hole big enough to accommodate the pond dimensions.
  4. Ensure proper water circulation and filtration systems are in place, if necessary.
  5. Fill the pond with water, add your fish or aquatic plants, and enjoy your beautiful new pond!

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

PondMAX Freestanding Round Ponds are ideal for homeowners, gardeners, and aquaponics enthusiasts looking for a durable and versatile pond solution. They excel in various applications, including decorative garden ponds, fish holding tanks, and aquaponic grow beds or fish tanks.

Notes from Aqua Gardening

  • To maintain warranty coverage, ensure the pond is installed on a flat, compacted (or concrete) base
  • Shipping is available within Queensland and interstate using Aqua Gardening couriers
  • Contact Aqua Gardening online sales for shipping quotes if the cart page calculator does not provide one

PondMax Free Standing Round Pond Specifications

Model 400L 900L 1200L
Outside Top Diameter (mm) 960 1220 1450
Inside Top Diameter (mm) 880 1140 1370
Height (mm) 610 800 760
Top Lip Width (mm) 40 40 40
Volume (L) 400 900 1200


What materials are PondMAX Freestanding Round Ponds made of?

PondMAX Freestanding Round Ponds are made from HMWPE (High Molecular Weight Polyethylene), a durable and robust material suitable for various uses, including fish ponds and aquaponics.

Can these ponds be used for aquaponics?

Yes, these heavy-duty ponds are safe and suitable for use in aquaponics systems. They can be used as grow beds or fish tanks and, unlike fiberglass, do not deteriorate over time.

Can PondMAX Freestanding Round Ponds be installed above or below ground?

Yes, these ponds have a free-standing design that allows them to be used both above or below ground.

What is the warranty provided for the PondMAX Freestanding Round Pond?

The pond comes with a 20-year warranty against UV discolouration and cracking.

What are the installation requirements to maintain the warranty coverage?

To ensure you are covered by the warranty, the pond must be installed on a flat and compacted (or concrete) base.

How are the ponds shipped by Aqua Gardening?

Aqua Gardening ships the ponds using couriers within Queensland and interstate. The shipping calculator on the Cart page provides shipping quotes to regular courier destinations.

What if the shipping calculator on the Aqua Gardening website does not provide me with a quote?

If the shipping calculator does not provide you with a quote, you can contact Aqua Gardening online sales for assistance.

Are these ponds ideal for fish holding?

Yes, PondMAX Freestanding Round Ponds make ideal fish holding tanks due to their robust design and durable material.

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Shipping Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions: 0.96m (Length) x 0.96m (Width) x 0.61m (Height)

Weight: 15.0kg

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