PondMAX PV Water Pump Range: High-Quality Submersible Pumps

The PondMAX PV series water pumps are top-notch quality pumps ideal for small water features, hydroponic and aquaponic systems. These versatile submersible pumps come with built-in flow adjusters and offer excellent performance at an affordable price. Keep in mind that the PV range pumps are designed for underwater use and should not be installed outside water or dry-run. Now enhance your pond with these unbeatable, continuous running water pumps.

Features and Benefits

  • 2 + 1 Year Warranty: Enjoy peace of mind with a reliable warranty period covering your investment.
  • Built-in Flow Adjuster: Easily manage the water flow to suit your needs with the incorporated flow adjuster.
  • Small Pre-Filter Sponge: Includes a pre-installed sponge filter inside the black grill at the front to keep debris out and extend the lifespan of the pump.
  • Fountain Kit Included: Comes with a complimentary fountain kit for a beautiful and hassle-free pond setup.
  • Continuous Running Capability: Designed for non-stop operation without overheating or failure.
  • Rubberised Cable: Features a durable, waterproof cable suitable for constant underwater use.
  • Outlet Attachments: Compatible with 1/2" or 3/4" tubes (13mm or 19mm) to match your system requirements; note that the included fittings may vary.

How to Use

  1. Choose the right pump model for your application based on the flow rate and the size of your pond or water feature.
  2. Unbox the pump and ensure that all components, such as the pre-filter sponge, rubberised cable, and outlet attachments, are present.
  3. Attach the appropriate outlet attachment (1/2" or 3/4") to the pump's outlet, as required by your setup.
  4. If using the fountain kit, attach it to the pump outlet according to the instructions provided.
  5. Place and secure the pump in your pond or water feature, ensuring it is fully submerged according to the manufacturer's recommendations.
  6. Plug the pump into a suitable power source and switch on power.
  7. Adjust the flow rate using the built-in flow adjuster as needed to achieve the desired effect.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

The PondMAX PV range water pumps are ideal for homeowners looking for an efficient, reliable and cost-effective solution for small to medium-sized water features, ponds, and fountains. They are also well-suited for hydroponic and aquaponic system growers seeking high-quality and durable water pumps.

PondMAX PV Water Pump Specifications

Model PV650 PV1200 PV1600 PV2800
Max Flow Rate (L/hr) 850 1300 1900 2700
Max Head Height (m) 1.5 1.85 2.2 2.7
Power Usage (Watts) 22 30 35 75
Voltage (Volts AC) 240 240 240 240
Cable Length (m) 10 10 10 10
Suggested Tubing Size 13mm 20mm 20mm 25mm
Pump Inlet Size (inch BSP) NA 1/2" (F) 1/2" (F) 1" (F)
Pump Outlet Size (inch BSP) 1/2" (F) 1/2" (F) 1/2" (F) 1/2" (F)
Suitable For Bio Filter No No No No
Dimensions - Approx (cm) LxWxH 115x68x77 130x73x85 140x80x93


What are some key features of the PondMAX PV Water Pump Range?

The PondMAX PV Water Pump Range offers a 2 + 1 year warranty, built-in flow adjuster, small pre-filter sponge, fountain kit, continuous running capability, rubberized cable suitable for underwater use, and compatibility with both 1/2 inch or 3/4 inch tubes.

Is the PondMAX PV Water Pump suitable for use in hydroponic and aquaponic systems?

Yes, the PondMAX PV Water Pump is suitable for use in hydroponic and aquaponic systems as it can withstand slightly salty water.

Can the PondMAX PV Water Pump be used outside of water or dry-run?

No, the PondMAX PV Pump Range is designed to be submersible and should not be installed outside of water or dry-run.

Is the fountain kit included with the PondMAX PV Water Pump Range?

Yes, a fountain kit is included with the PondMAX PV Water Pump Range.

What type of attachments does the PondMAX PV Water Pump Range have for tubes?

The PondMAX PV Water Pump Range has attachments for 1/2 inch or 3/4 inch tubes (13mm or 19mm) on the outlet. However, the included fittings may change.

Does the PondMAX PV Water Pump Range have a built-in flow adjuster?

Yes, the PondMAX PV Water Pump Range is equipped with a built-in flow adjuster.

What kind of warranty comes with the PondMAX PV Water Pump Range?

The PondMAX PV Water Pump Range includes a 2 + 1 year warranty.

Still Unsure if This Product is Right for You?

  • Submit a question via the Reviews & Questions tab on this page, and our team will respond to you
  • Login to check your Aqua Gardening Member Price
  • Book a free Consult with the Aqua Gardening team here
  • Still Overwhelmed? Start your Gardening Journey with a free eBook here

(SKU: 129406)

2 + 1 year warranty, Built in flow adjuster, Small pre filter sponge inside black grill at the front, Fountain kit included, Continuous running capability, Rubberised cable suitable for use underwater

Shipping Calculator

Enter the quantity of product and your Australian suburb name to calculate the shipping costs for multiples of this item only. You can calculate the shipping costs for your entire order, including international orders, on the Cart Page.

Free Shipping Eligibility

Aqua Gardening offers free shipping on most orders above $249 that are not bulky items.  Once you place all the items you wish to buy in the cart, the combined shipping price will be shown in the cart, including Free Shipping if you are eligible. For full details please see our free shipping eligibility here.

Delivery Information

Back Order products

These are products we usually carry in stock but are temporary out of stock. These products will be back in stock within a few days. We can send you an email notification when they are back in stock if you click on the “Notify me when back in stock” link. See the full details here.

Click & Collect Only products

These products can only be collected from our Brisbane showroom as we can not ship them. If you place any of these products in your cart, you will only see the Click & Collect option at the checkout.

Fast Dispatch products

These are products that we have in stock in our Brisbane showroom, and they are available for immediate Click & Collect or Shipping. Keep in mind that if you have a product which is not listed as a Fast Dispatch product in your cart, there might be a delay on your order. See the full details here.

Special Order products

Special Order products are products that we do not regularly stock. These products will be ordered specially for you, or dispatched directly to you from our supplier. See the full details here.

Ship-To-Store products

Products marked with ship-to-store can still be shipped to us to collect in-store! Simply check out with the shipping address: 3/4 Billabong Street, Stafford, QLD, 4053. Once your order arrives, we’ll email you to let you know that it is ready to collect.


1 Year Replacement Warranty - Store warranty, this product needs to be returned to Aqua Gardening for testing and replacement.


60 Day Returns - We will provide a refund, exchange or store credit where you have decided you no longer want the product and it is in new, unopened condition. More details...