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Pressurized Filters

Over the past 10 years, pressurized filters have become one of the most common types of pond filters for hobbyists. The ease of adding them to any pond, diversity with regards to location around the pond, and the unsurpassed clarity they provide is hard to beat by any other pond filter. Most of them backwash, they can be purchased with our without a UV, and they can be located anywhere outside the pond. Even better, the water coming out of the filter can be taken up to a waterfall. The main differences between pressure filters now days are availability of replacement parts and easy of

backwash, and effectiveness of backwash. Many filters found at big box stores do not have available parts such as lid rings, replacement foam, and replacement o-rings. Many main stream filters like Laguna Pressure Flo filters are cumbersome and labor intensive to backwash. Some of the pad-less filters like TetraPond and Pondmaster pressure filters are not effective at polishing pond water and are ineffective unless the pumps powering the filters are very powerful.

So, what’s a “good” pressure filter for ponds?

In our opinion, PondMax is an excellent pressure filter that solves all of these problems. Parts are readily available, the backwash feature is easy to perform, Pond-Max-Pressure-Filterand they polish pond water. We have installed several of these in the St. Louis area and customers are happy with the performance and clear water provided by PondMax pond filters. What’s more, they have a high flow rate. Most other pressurized pond filters are limited by there flow rates which means that hobbyists required a pump for the pond filter and a pump for the waterfall. Most other pond filters are limited to half of their capacity with regards to flow rate. What does this mean? This means that if a pond filter is rated for 1,000 gallons, the maximum flow rate is 500 gallons per hour. PondMax stepped up to the plate and designed a filter that can handle a pond pump equal to the capacity of the pond filter. For example, the PondMax 3600 pond filter can handle 3600 gallons per hour. Even better, PondMax filters with the UV option have larger UV clarifiers. The PondMax 7200 pressure filter comes with a 55 watt UV!

PondMax Pressure Filter 750 with 9 watt UV
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UltraKlean Pressure Filter 2000/3500 O-Ring Kit Sale!
Replacement Canister O-Ring for UltraKlean 2000 or 3500 Pressurized Filters. Using damaged O-Rings may cause leaks in your filtration...
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Aquascape BioBalls Sale!
Aquascape BioBalls™ provide a textured surface area (19 sq. inches per BioBall) for beneficial bacteria to colonize and grow.  Aquascape...
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Clearflo Filter Kit
For the ultimate combination in power and performance Laguna manufacturers have combined the Max-Flo solids handling pump with the Pressure-Flo...
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Pressure-Flo UV Replacement Bulb
Laguna replacement UV bulbs for the Pressure-Flo pressurized filters come in three sizes.   Pressure-Flo 700  -   11 watt bulb...
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Pressure-Flo Service Kit
New for 2011, Service Kits for the Luguna Pressure-Flo pressurized Filters.   These new kits contain everything needed to clean your...
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Pressure-Flo Replacement Foams
A good filtration system is essential for keeping pond water clean, clear and healthy.  Replace filter pads annually for best...
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Pressure-Flo Foam Cleaning Blades
Pressure-Flo replacement cleaning blades for cleaning the foam in the pressurized filters.   The semi circular blades are two different sizes....
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Pressure-Flo Quartz Sleeve O-Rings
Replacement Quartz Sleeve O-Rings for the Pressure-Flo Pressurized Filter. It is a good idea to replace O-Rings...
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Pressure-Flo Quartz Sleeve Flange
For use inside Pressure-Flo Filter/ Quartz Sleeve
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O-Ring
Laguna O-Ring fits the following units   (This is the red O-Ring)   PT415 - PT436 ....... Skimmer Filter Pump...
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Pressure-Flo UVC Head O-Rings
Replacement UVC Head O-Rings for use with the Laguna Pressure-Flo Filter. Use with UVC bulb replacement.
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Pressure-Flo Lid Sealing O-Ring
O-Ring for sealing the canister of the Pressure-Flo Filter. Laguna offers two different sizes. PT1535 ... for...
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Pressure-Flo Sealing Cap (Click-Fit)
Solid sealing cap which fits on the Pressure-Flo filter.  Covers the backwash port on canister while filter in in use.
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Pressure-Flo Head/Quartz Sleeve Flange Screws
Laguna Pressure-Flo Head/Quartz Sleeve Flange Screws  (6 screws in packet)   Suitable for use with *Pressure-Flo 700   (PT1500) *Pressure-Flo...
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Click-Fit  Connector 1
All connectors feature the patented Click-Fit coupling design which allows you to make quick and secure attachments. This do-it-yourself...
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Click-Fit, 1 1/4
Laguna offers a wide range of fittings to make connections to pumps, hosing and other parts easier than ever. All...
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Click-Fit, 1 1/4
Click-Fit 1.25" with universal 1 1/2" Threaded Male Fitting
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Laguna offers a wide range of fittings to make connecting pumps, hosing and other parts easy. All connectors feature the...
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Universal Coupling Adapter 1 1/4
Laguna "quick-click" fittings make pond installs easy.  This fitting 1 1/2" (38mm) hosing connector is for use with 1 1/2"...
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