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Pond Skimmer - 400 - Filter Mat

Pond Skimmer - 400 - Filter Mat

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Elevate the efficiency of your pond's filtration system with the Aquascape 400 Pond Skimmer Filter Mat. As the UK's exclusive agent for the complete Aquascape Signature Series™ Range, we proudly offer this essential replacement filter mat designed explicitly for the Aquascape 400 Pond Skimmer. This medium-density rigid filter pad is expertly crafted to capture minor sediment and debris, providing mechanical and biological filtration to clear your pond water.

Specifically designed for use with the Aquascape 400 Pond Skimmer, this medium-density filter mat is a must-have for any pond owner looking to keep their water clean and healthy. Trust the Aquascape brand for all your pond maintenance needs!

Key Features:

  • Medium Density Filtration: Effectively removes fine particulates from your pond.
  • Pre-Cut for Convenience: Designed to fit perfectly inside the Aquascape 400 Skimmer for effortless installation.
  • Dual Filtration Function: Offers both mechanical and biological filtration for thorough cleaning.
  • Durable and Low Maintenance: Requires only periodic cleaning, ensuring long-lasting performance.
  • Exact Replacement: A direct substitute for the original filter media supplied with your Aquascape Skimmer.


  • Improved Water Quality: Contributes to a clean, healthy pond environment.
  • Effortless Setup: Place it in your skimmer – no adjustments needed.
  • Balanced Ecosystem Support: Aids in maintaining a healthy balance in your pond's ecosystem.

Product Specifications:

  • Thickness: 1.5 inches
  • Compatibility: Tailor-made for the Aquascape 400 Pond Skimmer.
  • Includes: One Filter Mat

Pond Advisor Recommendations:

  • Maximise Filtration: We suggest combining filter mat densities to enhance your pond's mechanical and biological filtration.

Ideal For:

  • Pond owners with an Aquascape 400 Skimmer are looking for a premium replacement filter mat.
  • Individuals seeking an effective and easy-to-maintain solution for pond water filtration.
  • Enthusiasts are committed to preserving the clarity and health of their pond.

How often do you need to replace pond filter media?

The replacement frequency of a pond's filter media can be influenced by various factors, such as the type of filter media utilised, the dimensions and state of the pond, the amount of fish, and the degree of debris accumulation in the pond. It is essential to consider these factors to determine the optimal frequency for replacing the filter media.

Below are some general guidelines to help you determine when to replace your pond filter media:

Mechanical filter media are used to trap debris and typically come in the form of filter pads or sponges. It is important to clean them regularly as they tend to clog over time. Replacement is usually necessary when they become too soiled or begin to break down, which can occur every 1-2 years.

Biological filter media are materials such as bio-balls or ceramic rings that offer a surface area for beneficial bacteria to grow. These media only require frequent replacement if they become clogged or lose their effectiveness. In most cases, they can last for several years.

Chemical filter media, such as "activated carbon"or "phosphate removers", should be replaced every 4-6 weeks since they lose their ability to absorb chemicals from the water.

During peak seasons like spring and summer, when pond activity and debris increase, filter media may require more frequent cleaning or replacement.

Ponds heavily stocked with fish or plants may require more frequent filter replacements.

It is important to inspect your filter media regularly during routine pond maintenance. If you notice a significant decrease in water flow or clarity, it may be time to clean or replace the media.

Always consult the manufacturer's guidelines for your specific pond filter system for accurate advice.

In summary, It is essential to regularly monitor and maintain your pond's filtration system, even if some filter media types have a longer lifespan. This will help determine the optimal time for replacement. 

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