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What Kind of Pump Do I Need For a Pond?

water pumpPonds are a great feature for your outdoor area. They create a little oasis and selecting the correct pump to purchase from your local pump shop is vital, so that everything runs as it needs to. The best solution to picking the right pump is to consult an expert for your specific needs. Here are a few tips that can help you narrow down your choices.

How Big Does My Pond Pump Need to Be?

Selecting a pump for your pond includes choosing one that can adequately service the amount of water you will have within the pond. Experts suggest that the pond should be circulated at least once or twice per hour, so you will need a pump that is powerful enough to handle that. 

Why Do I Need a Pump in My Pond?

The right pump purchased from a pump shop will ensure that there is proper movement in your pond’s water. If you fail to have adequate pond movement this can cause stagnation, as well as algae overgrowth and mosquito issues. Mosquitos especially can be a health problem and are a general nuisance. If you plan to keep fish or other living animals in your pond, the oxygen from a water pump is vital to keep them healthy and alive.

Submersible or Non-Submersible Pond Pumps

Submersible pumpBoth kinds of pumps have their benefits, so whether you choose a submersible or non-submersible pump will depend on your needs. Non-submersible pumps tend to be more energy-efficient and because they are outside of the pond, they are easier to service. Submersible pumps are quieter and certain models can be used to drain your pond as well.

WA Reticulation Supplies is Your Local Pump Shop Servicing Perth and Western Australia

Our team at WA Reticulation Supplies are trained to help you find the right pumps, systems and parts that perfectly fulfill your needs. We have 3 convenient locations in Perth including Armadale, Rockingham and Midland, and postage is available Australia wide.

Drop in and speak to the team at 4/277 Albany Highway, Armadale or 3/12 Lloyd Street in Midland or 8/117-119 Dixon Road, Rockingham. Or call the team for expert advice on Armadale (08) 9399 9399 or Midland (08) 9274 5500 or Rockingham (08) 9529 1000.