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Waterco Multicyclone taken apart for cleaning

A couple of weeks ago I disassembled the Waterco Multicyclone 50 for a good cleaning. I removed the clear bottom portion easily, but then had to undo the 15+ nuts and bolts that hold together the top grey sections. I … Continue reading

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September Pond Pictures and Maintenance

The pond is still unfinished but here is a shot of its current state. You can see the rebuilt waterfall, veggie filter, black box bio filter (in back), and the waterco prefilter (on the left). You can see how the … Continue reading

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Many filters for a pond

Thinking continuously how to filter my pond with the goal of improving water quality I started to really look at what I have. I know I need at least 3 filters, mechanical, biological, and chemical in a closed circulating system. … Continue reading

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Waterco Multicyclone and Dead algae

How much gunk does the waterco multicyclone prefilter remove in just a few days? I emptied it on Sunday and it collected this much by Wednesday. Looks like mostly dead algae.

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Disaster strikes – Sunday while cleaning out the prefilter I loosened the union between the upper and lower sections and cleaned out the bottom good. I put the union back on but it didn’t seem to fit as snuggly as … Continue reading

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Update on waterco pre-filter – Post pond cleaning.

When I pumped out all the algae filled water and cleaned out the muck from the bottom of the pond the other day, it pulled a lot of gunk into the pre-filter. I used the drain valve to get rid … Continue reading

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Multicyclone installed

We had nice weather for January with a high of 68 today. So I used it as an excuse to install the multicyclone prefilter. I cut off the check valve and made another cut on the side plumbing. There were … Continue reading

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Pond Pre Filtration – Waterco Multicyclone 50

Being stuck indoors due to extremely cold weather has given me plenty of time to surf the web for solutions to my filtration dilemma. I came across the Waterco Multicyclone 50 Debris Filter, which is a prefilter for sand or … Continue reading

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