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Pond Vacuum Cleaners

However good your your filtration and pump system are, even when used in conjunction with skimmers and nets, there comes the time when there is enough silt and mess, decaying leaves and other debris on the pond floor that you wil need a pond vacuum. There is a good range available these days and they needn't cost the earth. Here we show you some of those available and discuss the benefits of each.

 

There are three types of pond vacuum available on the market: -

The most popular of these is the in-pond vacuum. These have an extending handle and a head containing a pump that goes in the water.

A constant flow of dirty water is pumped into the head of the vacuum, through a hose and either down a drain, or if you can, why not pump it straight onto your flower beds as it makes a really great fertilizer.

The Blagdon Pond Monsta does have a collection basket available should you rather recycle the water.

Also  available in this type of vacuum is the Hozelock Pond Vac and these two cleaners are probably the most popular vacuums on the market today.

They are easy to store, lightweight and so very easy to manoeuvre. They are also the most powerful and economical pond vacuums on the market.

Hozelock Pond Vacuum

UV ClarifierAt last the largest equipment manufacturer have launched their own Pond Vacuum. Hozelock are famous for the quality products and their new pond vacuum continues this run of success. The New Hozelock Pond Vac is a compact and lightweight pond vacuum for quickly cleaning and removing waste from smaller ponds with a minimum of effort. The Pond Vac is supplied with two different suction nozzles: wide for large areas and narrow for small corners, both of which can be stored on the handle. The water is sucked up through the nozzle by a high pressure but low wattage motor, which has chopping blades fitted to allow removal of large waste matter. The water passes up the handle which is made up from 4 x 0.4m sections allowing the reach of the vacuum to be adjusted. The handle position can be adjusted to ensure a comfortable operation. The water finally exits via the handle, which has a transparent section for viewing the waste disposal, through 3m of flexible hose. All water and waste is removed from the pond to ensure that no harmful polutants are returned. A motor power of only 80 watts, this is one of the least expensive motorised vacuums to run.

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Hozelock

Pondkeeper £109.99

see the whole range at pondkeeper.co.uk

OASE Pondovac Start UV Clarifier

You can be reassured that this pond vacuum has been tried and tested in the market for a long time. Now for the first time it is available for less than £100.

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see the whole range at pondkeeper.co.uk

 

Tornado PondVac

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This clever British invention attaches to your garden hose and the water pressure creates a venturi effect which sucks up any dirt and debris which is collected in a reusable muslin bag. The pond debris makes useful garden fertislier. The special brush attachment has rollers which glide easily over the pond bottom, gently removing the dirt whilst protecting pond life and fish.

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Pondkeeper £109.99


see the whole range at pondkeeper.co.uk