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Eheim CompactON 5000 Water Pump
Eheim CompactON 5000 Water Pump

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Overview

*Powerful, 1320-gph water pump allows versatile submersible or inline use
*German-engineered aquarium water pump delivers silent, reliable, energy-efficient performance
*Easy-to-install water pump for freshwater OR marine aquariums

Powerful, 1320-gph aquarium water pump enables versatile submersible or inline use. The Eheim CompactON 5000 Water Pump offers the perfect choice for any aquarium project requiring powerful, reliable performance in or out of water. This German-engineered aquarium water pump delivers silent, reliable, energy-efficient performance in freshwater OR marine aquariums.

The Eheim CompactON 5000 Water Pump features a compact design for easy installation and a comfortable fit in most aquarium setups. Designed to help you truly enjoy your aquarium, this compact pump works silently and can be modified for use outside of aquarium water. The Eheim CompactON 5000 Water Pump includes mounting hardware, related accessories such as a suction basket and threaded coupling, and a 3-year manufacturer warranty.

EHEIM CompactON 5000 Water Pump
Pump power (gph) 1320
Pumping head at 50 Hz approx. (H max) 11.8 ft
Power at 50 Hz of 70W
Width 3.6"
Height 6"
Depth 5.6"
Hose Ø suction side N/A
Hose Ø pressure side 1"
Voltage 230V
Frequency 50 Hz
Cable length 76.5"
Freshwater Yes
Saltwater yes

Please note: The pump must never run dry.

Connecting the hose
  1. Use a saw to shorten the connecting piece to the diameter of your hose.
  2. Screw the connecting piece onto the pump.
  3. Connect your hose to the connecting piece.
Attaching the mounting plate
  1. Screw the suction devices into the openings of the mounting plate.
  2. Move the mounting plate until it locks into the guides on the underside of the motor body.

To remove the mounting plate, press the release lever.

Installing the intake nozzle for external use

The pump can be used inside and outside of the aquarium. For example, the connecting piece facilitates the connection of a hose.
  1. Use a saw to shorten the intake nozzle to the diameter of your hose.
  2. Screw the intake nozzle onto the pump housing.
  3. Connect your hose to the intake nozzle.

Installing the filter basket
Attach the desired filter basket to the pump housing.

Switching the pump on/off
  1. Inside the aquarium: Attach the device below water level at the bottom or the inside of your aquarium. Pay attention to the maximum aquarium depth. Outside the aquarium: Attach the device to a stable surface outside of your aquarium. The suction devices serve as vibration dampers.
  2. Insert the main plug in the main socket.
    Attention: The pump starts immediately!
  3. To turn the pump off, remove the main plug from the main socket.
Cleaning the filter basket
  1. Remove the pump from the aquarium.
  2. Remove the filter basket or from the pump housing.
  3. Clean the filter under running water.
  4. Install the filter basket again in reverse order.
Cleaning the pump
  1. Remove the pump from the aquarium.
  2. Loosen and remove the three fastening screws.
  3. Pull the pump cover out of the motor body from the front.
  4. Pull the impeller out of the motor body.
  5. Clean all components under running water.
  6. Install the pump again in reverse order.

Pay attention to the installation direction of the impeller. The lug in the impeller cover must engage in the recess in the motor body.

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