Big Ponds Require a Large Pond Skimmer

When you have a large pond, of course will need a large pond skimmer. We searched through all the pond companies to find what they offered and have listed what we found below.

Atlantic PS15000 Big Bahama Skimmer

atlantic ps15000 pond skimmer

This pond skimmer for large ponds by Atlantic has a maximum pump flow rating of 15,000 GPH.  So it can work with some very large pumps.   Let take a look at some of the features:

  • Weir width – 14″
  • Warranty – Lifetime on enclosure only
  • Accepts two pumps for increased flow and having a backup pump
  • Versatile – Allows multiple plumbing options including check valves and pond ionizers
  • Dimensions – 33″ deep x 28″ wide x 31″ tall
  • Black anodized stainless steel faceplate hardware to prevent rusting
  • Filtration options including brushes, mats, and nets
  • Size Rating – Up to 1400 sq. ft.

EasyPro Large Pond Skimmer

EasyPro large pond skimmer

This EasyPro large professional grade skimmer is one of the largest skimmers on the market. Allowing a whopping maximum pump flow rate of 18,000 GPH!  Designed with the option of either filter brushes or mat. 


  • Can skim ponds over 600 sq. ft.
  • Weir Size – 16″
  • Removable Divider – Creates two chambers in the center of the skimmer – one for the pump and the other for filter pond water (with this design you don’t have to worry about cutting filter pads around plumbing)
  • Easy pump removal without requiring removal of filter pad or net
  • Feature internal filters to keep pump from getting clogged
  • One piece debris net that is simple to clean

The Most High-End Large Fish Pond Skimmer Available

If your budget matches the size of your skimmer you should checkout the Oase BioTec ScreeenMatic2 pond skimmer. 



Video of the Oase BioTec Screenmatic2 flow-through filter.

While the maximum flow rating on this pond skimmer is not as high as the other skimmers.  It can filter up to 38,000 gallons of pond water and is much more than just a skimmer. The BioTec ScreenMatic2 is like the Rolls-Royce (priced like one as well, around $2500 for the large model) of skimmer/filters.  


  • Multi-zone screen filter.
  • Double-sealed motor with a reinforced screen that will help extend its service life.
  • Sensors automatically detect pollutant level and engage the screen.
  • LED display shows with cleaning is required.
  • Manual belt can be run with the push of a button.
  • Water distributor provides an even and consistent water flow
  • Sludge basket that has be newly designed for more volume and easier use.
  • Built-in water overflow holes.
  • New design reduced water contamination into filter chamber.
  • Comes with a brush for cleaning the belt filter.
  • Includes storm-safe clips to make sure the unit is safe during high winds.
  • When properly installed this pond skimmer qualifies for the Clear Water Guarantee. This will guarantee that you have clear water for up to three years. See website for full details.
  • Includes a 2 year warranty 
oase biotec screenmatic 2
biotec screenmatic 2 pond filter

Hopefully one these large pond skimmers fit your needs.  If not, view our complete range of products at our main pond skimmer page to see if something else may work better.