AquaSurge® Pond Pumps

Ideal for use in Pond Skimmers and Pondless® Waterfall Vaults

AquaSurge Pond Pumps

AquaSurge® and AquaSurge® Adjustable Flow Pond Pumps

Ideal for use in ponds, Pondless® waterfalls, and other water feature applications, Aquascape AquaSurge® asynchronous pumps are designed for use in skimmer and waterfall-filter systems. Extremely energy-efficient, AquaSurge pumps are made for continuous use in either horizontal or vertical orientation.

AquaSurge pumps will not corrode or rust, and their rubber feet prevent noise and vibration while in use, making them a top choice for discriminating homeowners and pond professionals alike.

Excellent Energy Efficiency

Aquascape uses asynchronous motor technology in its AquaSurge pumps, providing high torque, trouble-free performance at higher head heights as well as excellent energy efficiency compared to magnetically driven pond pumps. The unique ceramic shaft with cooling port also prevents the pump from overheating.

You’ll save hundreds of dollars over traditional water pumps, and its oil-free design helps prevent pond contamination.

Features of AquaSurge® Pond Pumps

Learn the many features and benefits of AquaSurge® Pond Pumps, ranging in flow rates from 2,000 to 5,000 GPH. This energy-efficient pump is a popular choice for a variety of water features.

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Compact Size

Small compact size makes the AquaSurge® the perfect pump for pond skimmers.


Cord Protection

Built-in cord strain relief protects the cord from being damaged.


Powerful and Efficient Motor

Asynchronous motor makes this pump more powerful and more efficient than traditional mag-drive, or magnetically driven pond pumps.


Unique Cooling

The unique ceramic shaft with cooling port prevents the pump from overheating.


Threaded Disconnect

The simple and secure threaded disconnect allows for the pump to be easily removed from the skimmer for maintenance or winterization.


Quiet Operation

Integrated rubber feet prevent noise and vibration.


Locking Knob

Allows for quick and easy cage removal.


Horizontal or Vertical Placement

Can be installed horizontally or vertically using the included pump stand.

Smart Control Receiver



AquaSurge® Adjustable Flow Pond Pump Models

AquaSurge® Adjustable Flow Pond Pump models also include a Smart Control Receiver, which makes it easy to connect your pump to your smartphone or tablet, allowing for wireless flow adjustment and customized scheduling.


Smart Control Receiver

The included Smart Control Receiver connects to the Smart Control App, allowing you to control the pump with your smartphone or tablet


Integrated Control Panel

Integrated control panel with digital numeric display and quick and easy flow adjustment

Included Accessories

Pump Stand

Included pump stand allows for vertical positioning within your skimmer or Pondless Waterfall Vault.

AquaSurge Fittings

AquaSurge® Pump Fittings

Multiple fittings included to simplify plumbing connections.

Including a rotational ball output which allows the discharge position to be easily adjusted.

Optional Accessory

AquaSurge® Low Suction Intake Attachment

Ideal for maximizing the amount of usable water in water features and preventing pump damage. The attachment connects directly to the intake of AquaSurge® pumps to allow the pump to operate in shallow conditions, including the AquaBasin® 45.

AquaSurge® Pond and Pondless® Waterfall Applications

AquaSurge Pump Application
Pondless Waterfall

Compare AquaSurge® and AquaSurge® Adjustable Flow Pond Pump Models

Need help selecting the proper pump size? CLICK HERE and use our simple 3-step calculator.

AquaSurge 2000 Pond PumpAquaSurge 3000 Pond PumpAquaSurge 4000 Pond PumpAquaSurge 5000 Pond PumpAquaSurge 2000-4000AquaSurge 4000-8000
AquaSurge 2000AquaSurge 3000AquaSurge 4000AquaSurge 5000AquaSurge Adjustable Flow Pond Pump 2000-4000AquaSurge Adjustable Flow Pond Pump 4000-8000
Item Number910179101891019910204500945010
Maximum Flow Rate (GPH)219331963947528439477793
Adjustable Flow
Maximum Head Height12.5 feet15 feet18.5 feet24 feet18.5 feet28 feet
Motor TypeAsynchronousAsynchronousAsynchronousAsynchronousAsynchronousAsynchronous
Wattage160165215360180 to 215500 to 660
Power Cord Length20 feet20 feet20 feet20 feet20 feet20 feet
Pump Discharge Diameter1.5-inch MPT1.5-inch MPT1.5-inch MPT1.5-inch MPT1.5-inch MPT1.5-inch MPT
Ideal Pipe Diameter1.5 or 2 inch1.5 or 2 inch1.5 or 2 inch2 inch1.5 or 2 inch2 or 3 inch
Pump Dimensions12 x 5.5 x 7 inches
12 x 5.5 x 7 inches
14 x 6 x 7.5 inches
14 x 6 x 7.5 inches
14 x 6 x 7.5 inches
14 x 6 x 7.5 inches
App/WIFI Connected
Warranty (Limited)3 years3 years3 years3 years3 years3 years
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Selecting the Proper Pump Size

Once you’ve determined which Aquascape pump family best suits your water feature application, you’ll need to select the proper size pump.

Length in Feet
Width in Feet
Avg Depth in Feet
Width in Inches
Elevation in Feet
Pipe Length in Feet
Pipe Diameter

Confirm your Water Feature Type

What type of water feature do you have? Select where the pump will be used, either in a "Pond" or "Pondless" water feature.

Pump Application

Pond Volume

A basic pond pump will have the capability of turning the total volume of water over once per hour. Therefore, before choosing a pond pump, you need to know the number of gallons of water in your feature. You can find the volume of your pond in gallons with this useful equation:

(Length x Width x Average Depth x 7.48) x 0.8 = Pond Volume*

*Length, Width and Depth are measured in feet. We multiply by 0.8 to account for rocks in the pond.

Stream Volume

Before choosing a pump for your Pondless Waterfall, it would help to know approximately how many gallons of water your basin needs to hold. To do that, we will need to determine how much water is in the stream. You can find the volume of your stream in gallons with this useful equation:

(Stream Length x Stream Width x (Average Stream Depth x 0.25) x 7.48 = Stream Volume*

*Length and Width are measured in feet. For the purposes of this calculator we are assuming an average depth of 1 inch.

Your pump needs to remain fully submerged while running and the stream is full. We recommend the basin is large enough to hold double the amount of water found in the stream.

Stream Volume x 2 = Gallons in Basin

Flow Rate

Most pond pumps are rated by the gallons of water they're able to pump per hour (gph). As a general rule of thumb, a pump with a flow rate of 125 gph is needed for every inch of your waterfall width. So if the widest point in the waterfall is two feet wide, you'll need a pump with a flow rate of 3000 gph. Higher flow rates can be used if you want to produce a stronger, more dramatic water flow.

Waterfall Width x 125 = Apprx. Flow Rate*

*Waterfall width measured in inches

Head Height

Head height, also known as total dynamic head, represents the height water needs to be lifted (static head) plus the friction experienced by the water as it runs through the pipes (dynamic head).

Dynamic head is the amount of resistance caused by the plumbing. Water velocity (flow rate), pipe diameter, length and pipe material all play a role in dynamic head. Additional resistance will also be caused by fittings such as elbows and valves. Since this equipment is typically buried in the ground, sometimes an estimation of dynamic head needs to be used.

The calculation below is a simple way to estimate the approximate head height.

Static Head in feet + (Pipe Length in feet x 0.1) = Apprx. Head Height*

*Static head: The height difference between the surface of the pond and the waterfall
Pipe length: We're calculating 1 ft head per 10 ft tubing
Fittings: additional fittings would add 1 ft of head each

The pond calculator is designed to help you find the pump you need for your project. Be advised that variables outside of this calculator, such as pipe diameter or number of elbows used, can influence proper pump selection. If your pond project exceeds the performance from a single pump, please contact Aquascape Customer Care for additional help.

AquaSurge® and AquaSurge® Adjustable Flow Pond Pump Flow Chart (GPH)

Pump Flow Chart - AquaSurge
ModelPurchaseMax Head Height0'5'10'15'20'25'30'
2000 974112.5'219318501465
3000 972915'319627002350
4000 971818.5'3947375033502250
5000 970624'52845000475032501750
2000-4000 968518.5'3947375033502250
4000-8000 967128'779373507000585043002000

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