We are pleased to offer the innovative Helix Life Support product line, including the award-winning
Helix Pond Skimmer, filtration solutions, external pumps and a full range of high-impact water treatments. 
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.Helix Pond Skimmer - 15" Weir Skimmer.Helix Pond Skimmer - 15" Weir SkimmerThe POND Trade Magazine 2012 Product of the Year, the Helix Pond Skimmer is our favorite choice in pond skimmers. Why? The Helix Pond Skimmer is ruggedcompacteffectivefish-friendly, and versati
.Helix Pond Skimmer - 15" Weir Skimmer with Optional Accessories.Helix Pond Skimmer - 15" Weir Skimmer with Optional Accessories

The POND Trade Magazine 2012 Product of the Year, the Helix Pond Skimmer is our favorite choice in pond skimmer filters. Why? The Helix Pond Skimmer is ruggedcompacteffectivefish-friendly, and versatile

Complimentary ItemsComplimentary ItemsThese promotional items are for use by Practical Garden Ponds for contractors and other large volume purchasers.
Helix Auto Fill (Autofill) Valve Kits and Component PartsHelix Auto Fill (Autofill) Valve Kits and Component Parts

Practical Garden Ponds sells three Helix Auto Fill options: valve only, valve with bulkhead fittings, and valve with bulkhead fittings and hose.

Helix Bio-Mechanical Reactor - Premium Complete Pond FiltrationHelix Bio-Mechanical Reactor - Premium Complete Pond FiltrationThe Helix Bio-Mechanical Reactor is like no other standalone filter you have ever seen! It is revolutionary in its combined ease of use (No maintenance) and incredible effectiveness. This filter addresses biological filtration and mechanical filtration, which can handle all aspects of pond filtration -- even in ponds with very high fish populations.
Helix Bio-Mechanical Waterfall Filters - Total Pond FiltrationHelix Bio-Mechanical Waterfall Filters - Total Pond FiltrationThe Helix Bio-Mechanical Waterfall Filter is a great filter that uses lava rock and a large biological chamber for biological filtration, nitrate reduction and water polishing. The important distinction of this filter is the air-assisted cleaning feature that makes it possible to flush out the filter through high and low bottom drains.
Helix Blue Matala Pad - Fits Helix Pond Skimmer and Static FilterHelix Blue Matala Pad - Fits Helix Pond Skimmer and Static FilterThis is the standard blue Matala pad used by Helix Life Support in the Helix Pond Skimmer and the Helix Small Static Filter. The pad is 14.5" in diameter and approximately 1.5" thick, and is a blue Matala pad, which is a fairly dense filter material. This replacement filter pad can be removed from the pond skimmer or pond filter for easy cleaning.
    Helix Bulkhead Fittings - Made in AmericaHelix Bulkhead Fittings - Made in AmericaBulkhead fittings are ideal when you need a watertight seal when making a penetration under water level. Use for liners, filters, skimmers and other pond components. 
    Helix Discharge Kits (Check Valve Assemblies) for Helix Skimmer and Assorted PumpsHelix Discharge Kits (Check Valve Assemblies) for Helix Skimmer and Assorted Pumps

    Helix Discharge Kits are pre-assembled check valve assemblies that comes in the exact configuration to install select pumps inside the skimmer. Available for external or submersible pumps.

      Helix Faux Stone CoverHelix Faux Stone CoverHelix Faux Stone Cover
      Helix Floating Biological Filter MediaHelix Floating Biological Filter MediaThis is the same great Helix floating biological media used in the Helix Moving Bed Waterfall Filter and the Helix Bio Mechanical Reactor. It's floating media at its best! Shipped free in a plain white box.
      Helix Leaf Basket / Priming Pot - Use with Helix External PumpsHelix Leaf Basket / Priming Pot - Use with Helix External PumpsThis Leaf Basket and Priming Pot from Helix Life Support can be added to any Helix external pump, or any external pump with a 2" inlet. Serves a dual purpose, protecting your pump from large debris and allowing your pump to be primed when it is installed above the water level.
      Helix Moving Bed Waterfall Filters - Biological Pond FiltrationHelix Moving Bed Waterfall Filters - Biological Pond FiltrationThe Helix Moving Bed Waterfall Filter is like no other supplemental filter you have ever seen! This filter is for biological filtration only and is meant to be used alongside some other form of filtration, such as an undergravel grid, bead filter or natural planted bog.
      Helix Pond Skimmer Accessory - Stainless Steel Weir ExtensionHelix Pond Skimmer Accessory - Stainless Steel Weir Extension

      The Helix Stainless Steel Weir Extension is a great accessory for the Helix Pond Skimmer, allowing installation of the Helix Skimmer behind a cement block or concrete wall.

      Helix Pond Skimmer Accessory - Weir Block PlateHelix Pond Skimmer Accessory - Weir Block PlateThe Removable Weir Block Plate allows you to temporarily block the mouth of the skimmer so that the skimmer can be emptied without lowering the pond's water level. The Permanent Weir Block Plate allows you to use a skimmer body for creative purposes like a remote holding tank.
      Helix Settlement Tank - Essential for Bottom DrainsHelix Settlement Tank - Essential for Bottom Drains

      The Helix Settlement Tank is designed specifically for Koi ponds with bottom drain, cleaning heavy debris (leaves, sticks, stones, muck) from your water before it ever enters your pump and filtration system and damaging your pump.

      Helix Static Waterfall Filters - Basic Pond FiltrationHelix Static Waterfall Filters - Basic Pond FiltrationThe Helix Static Filter is the Helix Life Support equivalent to the standard mechanical filter. Both the small and large Static Filters boasts the same high-volume, rugged filter bodies as the rest of the Helix line-up, just without the Moving Bed or Bio-Mechanical technology.
      Jackal Check ValveJackal Check Valve

      The Jackal Check Valve is streamlined to fit in tight places. The included Fernco fittings and matching clamps make it easy to install and remove the Jackal Check Valve as needed.