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Blagdon LogoBlagdon Midipond 10000 & 14000 with UVC

Three functions ... Biological, Mechanical & UVC

 
Blagdon Pond Gravity filter
Blagdon Midipond filter see thru
Picture for illustration purposes actual filter
box is black.
Filter outlet hose picture
Midipond filters create a clean, clear and healthy environment for your fish and require minimal maintenance. They include a high performance UVC to clear green water algae. Graded foam filter pads remove dirt and waste. Ceramic biological filter media prevent the build up of harmful toxins. A replaceable polymer wool pad removes fine waste particles and polishes the water. A carbon impregnated pad removes chemical pollutants  An outlet hose must be fitted for correct operation of this product (see diagram). It should be smooth bore tubing installed over as short a distance as possible with no kinks or bends. If there is insufficient drop in height from the outlet pipe, or excessive bends or kinks, this will cause the filter to drain poorly, allowing the outlet chamber to fill above the maximum recommended level.
Low maintenance, unique five-stage filter design Click here for more cleaning detail
  • Integrated UVC clears green water
  • Graded foam filter pads remove dirt & waste
  • Biological filter media prevents build up of harmful toxins.
  • Replaceable polymer wool pads catch fine waste particles.
  • Carbon impregnated pad removes chemical pollutants
  • Large hinged lid allows access to foam filter pads
  • Quick & easy to replace carbon & polymer wool filter pad cartridge
  • Easy to clean

Aussie saysBest - is our rating for these Blagdon Midipond filters

Aussie's observations about Blagdon Midipond gravity filters

Suitable for: Any pond without a waterfall or if with a waterfall a place at the top where you can hide the box
What we liked: Construction is superb as is the filter layout and number, quality from top to bottom. Very good value. This is a great large capacity gravity filter.
Less than ideal: Nothing for the price, requires minor assembly of uvc
Other products of this type: Blagdon Minipond (small brother) Oase Biotec
10000 14000
Flow in Litres per our through the filter See chart below See chart below
Suitable pond size - Approximate  see chart see chart
Integrated UV-C clarifier 18 watt 24 watt
UV lamp "on" indicator. yes yes
Size - Depth x Width x Height  cm 52cm x 47cm x 40cm 52cm x 47cm x 40cm
Number of foam filters 3 3
Biological filter medium for micro-organism growth yes yes
Power cord length - 5m  (2m from plug to transformer, 3m from transformer to filter) 5m 5m
Inlet hose size, (hose tail supplied) 32mm - 1 1/4" 38/40mm - 1 1/2"
Outlet hose size (hose tail supplied) 3 x 40mm 1 1/2" 4 x 40mm 1 1/2"
Suitable pumps (see list below) below below
Clearwater guarantee yes yes
National warranty - Australia wide
(for more details)   excluding lamp
2 yrs 2 yrs
Blagdon Midipond with UVC $535
Normally $579
$535
Normally $599

 

         
Total shipping per order Only $10 to any Australian Address - Prices Include GST
Trade customers - Buying for resale - Call 1800 607 388 or click > Trade contact

 

Confused about selecting your pump and filter?

Filter selection - helpful hints and tips

To choose the ideal filter for any pond you must first know the correct flow through the filter to maintain ideal water quality for your pond. (Please remember that the pond size alone does not determine the filter or pump size without first taking into account the many environmental and physical factors) 
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
  • Step one: Establish the required flow through the filter keeping in mind waterfall** height if any, or long hose**
  • Step Two: Choose a filter from the chart below (Example if your pond requires a flow through the filter of 2,400 litres per hour, the Minipond 6000 would give the best result)
  • Step Three: Choose a pump, they are listed below in order of quality and suitability

Recommended flow through the filter - litres per hour

  10000 14000
Minimum flow 2500 3500
Ideal flow - Also see hint 4 below 3700 5500
Maximum flow - Also see hint 4 below 5000 8000

Suitable pumps for Midipond filters

  10000 14000

Most suitable pumps**

Laguna Maxflo 5000
Project Easyjet 5000
Oase AquaMax 5500
Laguna Maxflo 7500
Oase AquaMax 8500
Pondmate 6000 DWP
What makes a pump that is specifically designed for sending water to a filter (such as the pumps above) superior to a multi purpose pump such as Pondmate.
1) The cage design is turtle shell shaped to attract solids from 360 degrees
2) These pumps are intended to run 24/7 year after year
3) They have a vortex impeller capable of handling solids without blocking

Other workable pumps***

Laguna Maxflo 7500
Pondmate 6000 DWP
OaseAquaMax 8500
Laguna Maxflo 9000
Pondmate 8000 DWP
**Special note, if using a waterfall or a long hose between pump and filter the pump will need to be larger to allow for the reduced flow caused by the head (pumping height, and/or hose length). If in doubt Fill in one of our e-mail help forms and let us do all the calculations for you.
***Special note, if using these pumps, a water release kit may be required. So if in doubt please call us on 1800 607 388, or email us at info@creativepumps.com.au.
Pond Sizes 10000 14000
No fish* Pond size - litres 10,000 14,000
Some fish** Pond size - litres 7,500 10,500
Medium fish***Pond size - litres 5,625 7,875
Lots fish**** Pond size - litres 2,812 3,937
Koi & Turtles 2,812 3,937
 

Aussies additional thoughtsAussie's additional thoughts
Tip 1: When calculating flow, always allow about a 15% flow loss
Tip 2: Place the pump at the opposite end of the pond to the water return, and in the deepest part of the pond.
Tip 3: Interpet offer a chemical to prime filter systems, a great way to hasten biological activity Interpet Bio start
Tip 4: If in doubt always choose a pump with less than the maximum recommended flow, Within reason the slower the water passes over the UV lamp and through the filter the better the result. However, you can never have too much pond flow, so, by having a slightly oversize pump and releasing water directly back into the pond or on to a feature or waterfall through a "Tee" with a flow valve, added circulation is provided for the pond.


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