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Oase Filtoclear pond size chart with Aquamax pumps

Important note...

The figures below are only intended as a guide, many factors come into account when choosing both the perfect pump and filter. They include sun, pond depth, size of pond, hose size and length, waterfall height and of course fish stocking -

3 ways to get help to establish flow

  1. Fill in one of our e-mail help forms and let us do all the calculations for you
  2. Give us a call 1800 607 388 for expert advice
  3. Do it yourself and use our quick reference flow calculator for rough estimate
Performance when using an Oase Aquamax pump FiltoClear
15000
FiltoClear
16000
FiltoClear
20000
FiltoClear
30000
The Clear water guarantee is based on the use of the correct Aquamax pump for the pond size, etc. Running 24 hours a day

Figures below represent the approximate pond size in litres, at a maximum of 1m head. If the filter is elevated (say in the case of a waterfall) this must be considered. i.e. a larger pump

No Fish* Pond Size - litres 15,000 16,000 20,000 30,000
Some Fish**Pond Size - litres 10,000 12,000 15,000 22,500
Medium Fish***Pond Size - litres 7,000 8,000 10,000 15,000
Lots of Fish****Pond Size - litres 3,500 4,000 6,000 9,000
Koi Carp*****Pond Size - litres 3,000 3,000 5,000 7,500
*No fish - Near natural garden ponds in shade, at least 70cm deep with plant zones, without fish.
**Some fish - Garden pond with plants and fish stock of 40cm per 1,000 litres
***Medium fish - Garden pond with plants and fish stock of up to 60cm per 1,000 litres
****Lots fish Garden pond with plants and fish stock of up to 80cm per 1,000 litres
***** Koi carp - Pressure filters are not ideal for Koi or turtles due to the extreme amount of waste they create and have trouble processing the waste due to their design , therefore, gravity filters are better suited.
However, due to their size and fact that gravity filters must be mounted at the top of a waterfall or above pond level, there may be no other choice. In this case use a pressure filter but we suggest that the pump and filter be a little oversize maintain water quality.