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  • Marlin Hydro Vortex Waterfall Filter - HydroFlush Backwash
  • Marlin Hydro Vortex Waterfall Filter - Standard Backwash

Marlin Hydro Vortex Waterfall Filters

Spend More Time Enjoying Your Pond or Pondless Water Feature and Less Time Cleaning It.

• For ponds up to 2,000 gallons.

• Completely backwashable - EASY TO CLEAN.

• Available with Standard Backwash ($594.99); patented HydroFlush™ ($730.99); or ElectroFlush™ ($1,444.99) Self-Cleaning Backwash Systems. (See below for details)

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There are three different types available:

• The "Standard" version of the Hydro Vortex™ Waterfall Filter features one or more Inlet Vortex jets, a Vortex Chamber, a Settling Cone, a Bottom Drain with Clean Out Valve, Upper and Lower Diffuser Grates, a Media Chamber, Hydro FilterSilk™ media, and a waterfall outlet.
• The Hydro Vortex™ Waterfall Filter with either the HydroFlush™ or ElectroFlush™ Backwash System has all the same components and features of the "Standard" Hydro Vortex™ filter but with the addition of a 3-Way HydroFlush™ Valve, a Froth Jet on top of the Upper Diffuser Grate and additional piping and fittings.
• The ElectroFlush™ version is the same as the HydroFlush, but with motorized valves that open and close at the "flick of a switch!"


This patented medium waterfall filter is easy to clean and completely backflushable. Backflushing your waterfall filter keeps it performing at peak efficiency all year round which results in a much cleaner pond and a healthier ecosystem. This mid-sized backwashable waterfall filter keeps all types of ponds and pondless waterfalls clean and healthy. The Marlin Hydro Vortex™ medium waterfall filter features superior water polishing and has the highest SSA in its class.

• Dimensions: 29-inch tall x 25-inch wide x 24-inch front to back.
• For ponds up to 2,000 gallons.
• Flow rates up to 5,700 gph (95 gpm).
• 20-inch waterfall width.
• 3.70 cubic feet of Hydro FilterSilk™ high efficiency, water polishing media. No additional media required.
• Completely backwashable.
• No blower or air pump required for backwashing.
• Thick-walled heavy duty rotational molded HDPE construction.
• Two Solid Brass 2-inch female threaded inlets.
• Solid Brass 1½-inch female threaded backwash drain outlet.
• Vortex solids separator.
• Settling cone for debris capture.
• Backwash drain at bottom of Settling Cone.
• Media chamber above Vortex & Settling Cone.
• Lower diffuser grate.
• Upper diffuser grate.
• Easy to install liner gasket flange with no hard-to-disguise plastic lip.
• 316 Stainless Steel gasket flange hardware.
• 10' of 1½-inch heavy duty flex PVC drain pipe for clean out.
• 1½-inch Stainless Steel Lever PVC shut-off valve.
• One 2-inch, and one 1½-inch PVC male pipe adaptors.
• One 2-inch PVC plug.
• Tube of fish safe 100% silicone sealant.
• 1,354 Total SSA (Specific Surface Area).
• Metabolizes up to 27,080 mg ammonia per day.
• Metabolizes up to 270.80 g fish waste per day.
• Available with Manual Backwash, patented HydroFlush™, or ElectroFlush™ Self-Cleaning Backwash Systems

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