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Matala Pond Vacuum Comparison

Matala Pond Vacuum Comparison

Posted by Dan on Aug 7th 2018

Good pond hygiene will reduce algae growth and improve your fish health and appearance of your pond. If you have debris building up on the bottom of your pond it may be time for a Matala pond vacuum.

Investing in a good pond vacuum is one of the best things you can do for your pond. A Pond vacuum is an essential part of cleaning out the gunk and debris that can accumulate at the bottom or all around your existing pond. Matala offers 4 pond vacuums to chose from. This article is to help you understand the difference between the Matala Pond Vacuums.

Matala Pond Vacuum Comparison

The Matala Pond Vacuum II also known as the "Muck Buster" is perfect for hobbyist ponds up to 3000 gallons. The holding tank is approximately 4.5 gallon capacity. The 5 extension tubes are approximately 15 inches long each and can reach depths up to 6 feet. The suction hose is 16 feet long and the drain out hose is 8 feet long.
In suction tests, Matala Pond Vac II is four times more powerful than its competition with a suction lift 5’ above water. The vacuum easily removes algae, sludge, dead plants, leaves and even small pebbles up to 3/8” in diameter.

The auto fill and drain cycles allow for water to fill the vacuum canister, then simply discharge water into garden beds. The on/off cycle is approximately 40 seconds vacuum and 20 seconds drain out. During the vacuum cycle the holding tank fills with dirty water. Once it is full the motor will turn off automatically. The dirty water will start to drain out the drain hose to the garden or yard drains. When it is empty, it turns itself back on automatically and continues to vacuum. Use the optional mesh bag to capture coarse debris before releasing the dirty water to the garden or yard drain. The dirty pond water is great for your garden plants! Do not return dirty water back to the pond. Pond Owners use the Matala Pond Vac II to routinely perform monthly water changes.

Matala Pond Vacuum Comparison

The Matala Pond Vacuum II Plus has a tank capacity of 6.6 gallons, 25% larger than the Pond Vac II. The high quality German 1.5 HP motor has all the suction power of a 2 HP but is more energy efficient. The Matala Pond Vacuum II Plus is perfect for hobbyist ponds up to 4000 gallons. The holding tank is approximately 6.6 gallon capacity. The 5 extension tubes are approximately 15 inches long each and can reach depths up to 6 feet. The suction hose is 16 feet long and the drain out hose is 8 feet long.

The auto fill and drain cycles allow for water to fill the vacuum canister, then simply discharge water into the garden or yard drains. The on/off cycle is approximately 50 seconds vacuum and 25 seconds drain out. During the vacuum cycle the holding tank fills with dirty water. Once it is full the motor will turn off automatically. The dirty water will start to drain out the drain hose to the garden or yard drains. When it is empty, it turns itself back on automatically and continues to vacuum. Use the optional mesh bag to capture coarse debris before releasing the dirty water to the garden or yard drain.

Matala Pond Vacuum Comparison

The Matala Pond Vacuum PRO has a tank capacity of 9.5 gallons. 85% larger than the Pond Vac II. The high quality German 1.5 HP motor has all the suction power of a 2 HP but is more energy efficient. The Matala Pond Vacuum PRO is perfect for hobbyist ponds up to 10,000 gallons. The holding tank is approximately 9.5 gallon capacity. The 5 extension tubes are approximately 15 inches long each and can reach depths up to 6 feet. The suction hose is 16 feet long and the drain out hose is 8 feet long.

The auto fill and drain cycles allow for water to fill the vacuum canister, then simply discharge water into the garden or yard drains. The on/off cycle is approximately 70 seconds vacuum and 35 seconds drain out. During the vacuum cycle the holding tank fills with dirty water. Once it is full the motor will turn off automatically. The dirty water will start to drain out the drain hose to the garden or yard drains. When it is empty, it turns itself back on automatically and continues to vacuum. Use the optional mesh bag to capture coarse debris before releasing the dirty water to the garden or yard drain.

Matala Pond Vacuum Comparison

The Matala Power-Cyclone Pond Vacuum is a continuous Pond Vacuum with Power Discharge.1500 gallon per hour Vacuum-Exhaust Capacity. Matala Water Technology has done it again! This contractor grade continuous vacuum is designed to vacuum large ponds. The innovative “Power-Cyclone” has two motors.The suction motor will vacuum up to 1500 gph. The internal discharge motor is 1 HP and is capable of discharging your dirty water under pressure up to 18 feet in elevation. The motors are balanced in flow rate so vacuum job is continuous without interruption.

The 6 foot extension pipe combines with 26 feet of suction hose allowing for easy handling during even your biggest pond vacuum jobs. 4 different size vacuum heads are included. Debris is vacuumed into the 13 gallon holding tank whereby large solids are collected into a pre-filter bag first. The dirty water is then pumped out to waste by the action of the internal 1 HP sludge pump. 32 ft of exhaust hose allows the waste water to be pumped to any elevation up to 18 feet high. Total working distance is over 60 feet. An optional secondary exhaust hose can be added onto the end of the discharge hose to gain an additional 32 ft if needed. This innovative “Power” vacuum is very versatile and can be used in a variety of applications.

  • Pond Cleanouts
  • Filter Tank Cleanouts
  • Basement Floods
  • Household Carpet Floods

Matala “Power-Cyclone” Specifications:

  • Vacuum motor power consumption 1200 watts
  • Suction flow rate up to 1500 gph
  • Discharge pump power consumption 700 watts at 115V
  • Discharge flow rate up to 3700 gph
  • Container capacity 13.2 gallons
  • Suction hose length 26.2 feet
  • Discharge hose length 32.8 feet/ Suction pipe length (4 pieces) 6 feet
  • Electric cable length 32.8 feet
  • Weight 70.5 pounds
  • 1 year Limited Warranty

Matala Pond Vacuum Comparison

The Matala Gravel Vacuum Head attaches to the end of the suction pipe and can be used to clean a gravel bottom pond without draining the whole pond or removing any fish! Cleans up to 3 inches deep gravel. The Gravel Vacuum Head is also ideal for working around large rocks and plants to remove loose debris without clogging.

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