DIY Fish Pond Filter

Why spend a lot of money on store-bought filter systems when you can make your own?
Why spend a lot of money on store-bought filter systems when you can make your own?

If you have an outdoor water garden or fish pond, part of the challenge is in keeping the water crystal clear. The task may not be entirely easy but it is very doable – and it doesn’t have to be expensive, too. Most pond filters found at home improvement stores can get pricey. However, you can DIY your own pond filter system.

Simple, inexpensive, and easy to follow instructions, too!
Simple, inexpensive, and easy to follow instructions, too!

Making a fish pond filter by yourself will allow you to save money. It’s an inexpensive project and relatively easy to build. Plus, it works well, too. In fact, some homemade pond filter systems work better than store-bought ones.

You don’t have to shell out hundreds of dollars to get a high quality filter system for your fish pond. This project is simple and very easy to follow.

Materials:

  • Large plastic container
  • Water pump
  • PVC pipes
  • T-joint
  • Bulkhead fittings
  • Filter materials
  • Bioballs
  • Plastic mesh

Tools:

  • Scissors
  • Drill with drill bit
  • PVC cutter

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You can make your own fish pond filter, too! Learn how via this video.

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