DIY Wheelie Bin Koi Shower Filter (great for healthy water in a fish pond)

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I hope you find this video useful. It is of a new idea for a pond shower filter using a small wheelie bin which can easily be moved around / stored away in a shed without having to totally strip down the filter. The first media shown in the video is the new Biohome Shower media which is incredibly hard wearing but also extremely porous, having a structure similar to Biohome Ultra and Biohome Maxi Ultimate which is a perfect environment for supporting a great balance of aerobic and anaerobic bacteria for full cycle filtration (reduction in nitrate).
I also show a few other types of media which make a good budget option for the biological side of filtration.
75 litre wheelie bin:
Biohome, foams and Pumice filter media:
Lava rock:
20mm conduit pipe (spray bar and inlet):
20mm 90 degree bends:
20mm Tee pieces:
20mm inlet:
(the above plumbing fittings may be cheaper from a DIY outlet e.g. Plumb Centre – I put links here to Amazon so you can get a close look and see exactly what you need)
Outlet, Flexible pipe, plastic grid, foams and pump from any good pond outlet.
Decent 3000 litre per hour pump:
Plastic grid:

Stainless steel shower filter:
Alternate DIY shower filter:
Looking inside filter media:
My pond construction playlist:


Panasonic HC-VX870 HD camcorder
+Rode stereo microphone:
+Rode ‘deadcat’ mic cover:
JVC Everio quad proof HD camcorder:
+Rode ‘deadcat’ mic cover (opened up and held between tripod and camera base)
Zomei Z666 tripod:
Manfrotto MTPIXI-B PIXI mini tripod:

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