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Bottom Drains for Ponds

A bottom drain is a drain connected to the pond filter. The dirt sediment on the bottom is consequently removed and transported directly through the drain. When installing a pond the drain should be placed on the deepest point of the pond. Especially in case of strained koi ponds this is a popular method to remove waste material. Bottom sludge is disastrous for clear water and a pathogen for your fish. Owing to the water pressure the water containing dirt will flow by itself through the drain into the multi-chamber filter. The pump will be dry position, after the filter, to return the filtered water to the pond. Applying a drain, the filter will always be filled with water, even if there would be loss of supply.

 

 

 EASY PRO DRAINS

Many pond builders have found that adding a bottom drain helps keep a pond cleaner. Fish waste and other muck that accumulates on a pond bottom can be easily removed by a bottom drain. Ponds that are over 2′ deep can become stagnant without a bottom drain. Check out these great drains by EasyPro Pond Products. 

RHINO DRAINS

 

The Rhino I Heavy Duty Bottom Drain is a must have item in your pond. With thousands of trouble free installs, from small home ponds to major commercial fish handling tanks to hydroponic field beds, the Rhino I is a very durable product that weighs in at over 4 pounds. 

RHINO II WITH DIFFUSER

 

The Rhino II brings commercial quality to your pond at an economical price. All Rhino drains are made from Schedule 80 PVC and designed by computer generated machine fabrication and are thermal welded by hand to assure top quality dependable welds. All Rhino drains can be installed with extreme confidence in any application by beginners and experts alike.