With this stainless steel jewel you can quit being a slave to that strainer basket on the front of your pump. No more will you have to do daily bows before that tiny strainer basket on your pump as if it were your master. Most people report that this mammoth size pre-filtration strainer only needs cleaning every 1 to 4 weeks. Now you can have your life back. Leave town on vacation and don't worry about that tiny basket strainer on your pump clogging and shutting down your system. Your neighbors will love you for this, because now they won't have to clean your pump basket while you're gone, the AquaSieve can wait until you return. The addition of the AquaSieve might even get you invited to those neighborhood parties again. The AquaSieve measures 12" X 30" with 2" inlet and outlets. Simply install before the pump between the pond and pump. Installs in minutes. Makes hard to prime pumps prime easily, due to the reservoir of water in the AquaSieve. Made of High Quality Stainless Steel it's built to last. Unlike some solids separators that require a lot of confusing, flow robbing pipe work and valves, the AquaSieve is totally simple, not only to install, but to care for too. Simply bring the water from the pond into the top fitting and hook the inlet on your pump to the bottom fitting. That's it. Sounds expensive doesn't it? Not so, as with all AquaBead products, they are priced right! No pond or pond keeper should be without one.