Maintaining its symmetry and splendor, the Comet aerating fountain
creates a thick, lavish column of water that will fascinate even the
most discriminating onlooker. Power
cable can be purchased separately by the foot.
Low amperage systems mean less electrical consumption and low running
- Provides Natural &
Effective Water Quality Solutions:
Introduces oxygen into the water column for the most natural solution
to water quality management, effectively controlling algae, aquatic
weeds, and foul odors.
Operates in 30in or 75cm of water
- Interchangeable Patterns:
Change patterns in less than 30 minutes.
Otterbine is the only manufacturer to have oxygen transfer and pumping
rates independently tested and published on their aeration systems.
Aerating fountains are backed by a “Pattern
Guarantee”, if you don’t love the pattern
we’ll swap it out for another.
Includes unit, control panel with cable quick disconnect for ease of
All-inclusive 5-year warranty on unit, cable and power control center.
Able to operate in brackish and effluent conditions.
- Safety Listed &
Package electrically safety tested and listed with ETL, ETL-C. Products
for European Union are also safety tested, approved and carry a 3rd
party independent CE mark.
Each of the patterns under the 1HP-5HP Aerating Fountain line carries
an all inclusive 5 year warranty. This warranty extends to the complete
package including the unit, cable and power control center.
Warranty can be performed by more than 100 factory trained and
certified Otterbine Service Centers found worldwide, or by Otterbine
directly. A copy of the warranty statement for this product can be
found within the owner’s manual. For warranty to be honored,
a physical inspection of the unit must be performed by an authorized
Otterbine Service Center between years 3 and 4.
Once a year: Disconnect the
unit from the power source and physically inspect the aerator and
underwater cable for any cuts, cracks or breaks as these may cause oil
leaks or electrical shorts. Inspect and clean the pumping chamber
components and screen.
After Every 3 Running Seasons: Perform a simple oil change. Otterbine
oil must be used for this oil change for environmental and heat
dissipation purposes. Otterbine oil can be purchased through Otterbine
distribution with part number: 12-0077.
Units considered under the Aeration Line (Sunburst, Gemini and Saturn)
can remain in the water during the winter but need to run a minimum of
12 hours per day, and should run 24 hours per day when temperatures
drop below 20o Fahrenheit or -7o Celcius.
All units under the Decorative Line should be removed from the water in
Unit comes in two pieces, with float detached from motor unit for
simplified shipping and storage. Minimal assembly is required and all
hardware is provided, two 1/2in or 13mm sockets or wrenches will be
Qualified electrician will need to be on-site to install
power control center (PCC is standard for all domestic/60Hz
Power cable should be buried or trenched in conduit per local codes,
and run at least 3ft or 1m out into the pond/basin.
- Anchor/Mooring Unit in
Float unit into the water and either anchor or moor it in to place with
nylon rope. For ponds that experience fluctuating water levels we
recommend that you moor the unit into its location. Mooring the unit
can often be done from the shoreline, while a boat is typically
required when anchoring.
is fairly simple, but will require the services of a certified
electrician. Tools and materials required can include: a shovel (to
bury/trench cable,) conduit, nylon rope, cinder blocks (when
anchoring), boat (when anchoring,) rebar or duckbill anchors (when
mooring), and two 1/2in or 13mm sockets/wrenches. Complete installation
instructions will be found within the Concept 3 owner’s
manual which will be provided with the delivery of the product.
Related PDF Files:
and Lake Manual