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  • Fountain pumps with 3-year guarantee
  • Complete with four fountain heads: vulkan, bell, jet and chalice
  • Capable of pumping up to 3400 lph
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What are Swell Fountain Pumps?

Our own brand range of Swell Fountain Pumps are designed to create a spectacular feature in your garden pond. They come with four fountain heads and are suitable for small to medium ponds. Capable of pumping up to 3400 lph, these low maintenance pumps have a three-year guarantee for added peace of mind.

Key Features:

  • Up to 3400lph flow rate
  • Low maintenance
  • Thermal cut-off to prevent overheating
  • Energy efficient
  • Can be used to spray water in the air or as a waterfall
  • 12-25mm hose size
  • 4 fountain heads included
  • 3 years guarantee
  • 5 models to choose from

Why choose Swell Fountain Pumps?

Swell Fountain Pumps are robust and reliable garden pond pumps with flow rates of 720-3400 lph. They feature a thermal cut off switch that prevents your pond pump from overheating and cuts out the power supply if you attempt to run the pump dry. With an internal strainer to keep debris out of the pump and protect components, the unit not only boasts great results but is energy efficient too. Larger models of this garden pond pump include a stepped hosetail adapter and an adjustable outlet to power an additional waterfall or pond filter.

How do I select a fountain pump?

Fountain pumps come in various sizes and you should choose them based on how much water your fountain holds and lifts within a given time. This measurement determines the maximum head height rating, which is how high the pump will need to lift or push the water to reach the fountainhead. For optimal performance, choose a pump with a maximum head height that is higher than your fountain for strong water flow into the fountain and out of the fountainhead.

How do fountain pumps work?

A water fountain can either spray water into the air or create a waterfall effect and keep a garden pond aerated. The pump, which is submerged, uses power to move the water while the spinning impeller pumps water in and forces it out. The water forced from the pump is delivered to the fountain where it is sprayed into the air through a fountain head. The water that is sprayed into the air will then fall back onto the fountain and drain back into the reservoir.

What size pump do I need for my pond?

Pump flow rates drop when you pump higher and further than the pond. You should aim to purchase a pump that meets your filter's maximum flow rate at its height above pond level. 

Additional Information:

  • Fountain Pumps 750 & 1000 - fountain only.
  • Fountain Pump 1450 - Stepped hose adapter for 1/2", 3/4" 1" pond hose.
  • Fountain Pump 2500 - Stepped hose adapter for 1/2", 3/4" 1" pond hose.
  • Fountain Pump 3500 - Stepped hose adapter for ¾", 1", 1 ¼" and 1 ½" pond hose.

Please note: The hosetail fitting when using the fountain is 12mm only. The impeller in this pump is a consumable part. With this being the only moving part of your pond pump, it is exposed to a lot of friction which can cause it to wear down and break over time. This component is not covered by the guarantee and can be purchased as and when required.

If you have a larger pond, check out our Swell Fountain Pump Maxi, designed for bigger ponds needing greater water displays and more power.



Energy efficiency A*
Cable length 10m
Thermal cut off Yes
Solids handling capacity None
Hose size 12-25mm
Internal use Yes
External use Yes
Fountain heads included Vulkan, jet, bell, chalice
Fitted plug To comply with UK electrical legislation, pond appliances can't be supplied with a fitted plug, so you'll need to purchase one separately or wire it into an outdoor plug socket.
Guarantee 3 years



Pump model Power Max head height Max flow rate 0.5m 1.0m 1.5m 2.0m 2.5m 3.0m
700 9W 1.1m 720lph 360 70 0      
950 11W 1.3m 950lph 660 270 0      
1450 25W 1.9m 1450lph 1260 900 480 0    
2400 40W 2.2m 2500lph 2100 1560 1020 300 0  
3500 70W 2.6m 3400lph 2500 2000 1500 1000 100 0

Pump water patterns Vulkan - height and diameter Jet - height and diameter Bell - diameter Chalice - diameter
700 70cm x 70cm 25cm x 35cm 15cm 15cm
950 80cmx 80cm 40cm x 55cm 20cm 20cm
1450 140cm x 140cm 70cm x 100cm 35cm 30cm
2400 180cm x 180cm 100cm x 150cm 50cm 45cm
3500 220cm x 220cm 150cm x 200cm 65cm 60cm
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