Pond pump too powerful?


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Hi folks I'm new to garden ponds I have a plastic base pond 180cmx150cmx by 50cm deep. I have just purchased a second hand pump and filter its a hozelock titan 2000 .
I'm not too sure if this is too powerful for my pond or not as there seems to be a lot of water flowing back out the hose and into the pond creating a lot of movement with plants and looks like fish cant seem to stay still ethier kind of moving about like in a current ? Is anyone familiar with this pump and able to tell me if its too big a pump or is there a way I can turn the water speed down a bit it looks very odd in my pond also as its pretty big base that holds the pump inside ... Thanks craig
 

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Hello and welcome!

So, is your pond about 200 US gallons? And is the pump 2000 LPH or 2000 GPH? (Sorry, but I get confused trying to convert.) If it’s GPH, then it might be too much. But, I’m not a pump/filter expert so will wait for someone else to chime in. All I know to tell you is that you want the total water volume to turn over about 1.5 times per hour.
 
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Welcome to our group! Wish I could help you but have no knowledge about the filter.
 

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