Pond FAQs

What size pump do I need for an EazyPod?
EazyPods are suitable for ponds up 10,000 litres, and we recommend that a pond is turned over once every two hours. A 5000lph pump (like a Bermuda Filter Force 5000,) would be perfect.
How can I extend the cleaning cycle from 6 minutes to up to 10 minutes on my Eazypod Auto?
You first need to remove cycle timer sticker and then increase the dial from 60 to 100 so that the cycle time would increase to 10 minutes from the original 6 minutes.
What are the air stones used for that come with an EazyPod Air / EazyPod Complete?
The air stones need to sit at the bottom of the pond to provide extra aeration. You use the supplied manifold to divert the air from the air pump, so air can be used to clean the EazyPod and also to aerate the pond via the air stones. This illustration...
What volume of water is send to waste in my Eazypod during a cleaning cycle?
Approx 80L of water is send to waste during each cleaning cycle.Please see the manual for more information.
I want to install the EazyPod on a gravity fed system, what height will the water level be?
The measurement on gravity fed Eazypods will be 555mm from the floor to the water level inside the EazyPod. Remember to remove the black inlet pipe and make the necessary changes to the filter as shown in the instructions, as the EazyPod will arrive ...
My K1 Micro stays on the surface of the water in my Eazypod and will not sink
The K1 Micro when brand new is buoyant and will want to float on the surface of the water. This is perfectly normal. As soon as fish have been added to the pond it takes the K1 Micro approximately 24 to 48 hours to absorb the water and become semibuoyant...
The K1 Micro doesn’t move well during the cleaning cycle
The air pump is either not powerful enough or there isn’t enough water in the EazyPod. Check all air fittings and line for leaks. Make sure you haven’t inadvertently added more K1 Micro than the 18 Litres.
The pond gets dirty after cleaning my Eazypod
Check that you have turned your circulating pump off, so that the dirt in the K1 Micro hasn’t returned to the pond.If the K1 Micro appears to bubble (boil) above the outlet water level during cleaning, some dirt may return back to the pond. This is not...
Too much maintenance, poor clarity, or EazyPod overflowing
Make sure that you haven’t exceeded the maximum flow rate. Please ensure that the EazyPod has gone through a minimum of 2 to 3 cleaning cycles.
There is no power/does not initiate cleaning mode to my Eazypod automatic control box.
Check the wiring is correctly installed. Seek advice from a suitably qualified electrician if in doubt. Check the mains connection to the control box. Check the connection at the mains power and check the wiring inside the control box. Seek advice...
EazyPod Automatic does not drain to waste
Check that the 1” ball valve on the EazyPod Automatic is in an open position. (You can check this by removing the union end from the waste valve) Is cleaning cycle fully operational. From initiating a cleaning cycle it will take 3 to 4 minutes before...
EazyPod Automatic does not close waste valve
You will find out that the circulation pump will not switch on and the green and amber light are both illuminated. Remove the unions from the waste valve and check for any blockages. Check the fuse inside the control box. This is located in the hinged...
Can you retro fit an Eazypod?
Does the UV need to be switched off on my Eazypod during the cleaning cycle?
The UV stays on throughout the process and no harm comes to the UV or the unit.
Why is the media in my Eazypod sitting high up and water is flowing down the overflow channels?
This problem occurs when the media is very blocked and the water can’t flow through it easily. The filter needs to be cleaned, preferably at least twice to flush the dirt out. This problem may occur if the filter hasn’t been cleaned for a while or a...
How can I extend the draining time of my Eazypod Automatic?
To extend the time that the waste valve is open you can change the setting on one of dials on the timers inside the auto box. The bottom dial on the right hand timer is set at 30%, if you change that dial to 20% or 10% the waste valve will open sooner...
How do I clean my Tempest filter?
Follow the steps below to clean the Tempest filter: STEP 1: Switch pump off.STEP 2: Close all slide valves on inlet and outlet.STEP 3: Open the tap(s) on the waste valve assembly. Air enters the filter causing the filter media to move...
What are the specifications for K Plus Media?
K+Media is designed and manufactured by Evolution Aqua. This advanced media, with its innovative design and class leading surface area provides enhanced biological and mechanical filtration. As Evolution Aqua extrude the K+Media, minerals and...
Why is the K Plus Media is not cleaning in my Tempest Filter?
1. Check the air valve is not blocked.2. Check the slide valves are fully closed.3. If the media is very dirty this may cause the pack to clump together.Multiple cleans should clear this.4. If the white end cap at the bottom of the filter is full of ...
Why is the K Plus Media is not agitating freely in my Tempest Filter?
It will take a few days before the media starts to behave as it should. During this time it is likely to clump together and not agitate freely during cleaning. This will only last a few days.
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