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Inlet Strainers

Inlet Strainers

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Don't let debris clog your pump! Attach a strainer to the input of your pump. Made from high-density polyethylene.



Sizes: 1.5" to 3"
Gate Material: Polyethylene
Connection: Threaded Female Adapter



  • Keeps your intake pipes and pump from clogging
  • Easily cleaned
  • Prevents Koi from being harmed by preventing them from entering system piping


Using an inlet strainer on a koi pond filter system offers several benefits, including:

  1. Preventing debris from entering the filter: An inlet strainer acts as a pre-filter by trapping leaves, twigs, and other large debris before they enter the main filter. This helps to reduce the amount of material that needs to be processed by the filter, which in turn helps to prolong the life of the filter media.

  2. Improving water quality: By preventing debris from entering the filter, an inlet strainer helps to maintain good water quality in the pond. When debris is allowed to accumulate in the pond, it can create an environment that is conducive to the growth of harmful bacteria and algae.

  3. Reducing maintenance requirements: Because an inlet strainer helps to keep debris out of the filter, it can reduce the amount of time and effort required to clean the filter. This can be especially beneficial for larger ponds, where filter maintenance can be a time-consuming task.

  4. Protecting the pump: An inlet strainer can also help to protect the pump from damage caused by debris. When debris enters the pump, it can cause clogs and other issues that can reduce the efficiency of the pump and shorten its lifespan. By trapping debris before it reaches the pump, an inlet strainer can help to prevent these issues.

Overall, using an inlet strainer on a koi pond filter system is a simple and effective way to improve water quality, reduce maintenance requirements, and protect the pump and filter.

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