40 Gallon Big Foot Filter w/Pea Rock or Filter Matting


40 Gallon Big Foot Filter can be used with 1 1/2 HP pump or less. Please select the “Filter Option” you want below.

40 Gallon Big Foot Filter Specifications:

Rated at 40 gallons per minute in clear water.

Made of PVC and plastic,

6″ outside screen and 2″ inside screen with 2″ suction connection.

6″ screen has approximately 680 1/4″ holes with total open area of 33.3 square inches.

2″ screen has 1/8″ slots with total open area of 20 square inches.

Filter Matting or Pea Rock – Optional.



40 Gallon Big Foot Filters are designed to be used as an initial filter on suction side of a irrigation pump

Filter Options Pros and Cons:

Matting (Preferred Choice)

Pros: Does a superior job of filtering out any foreign matter that may clog sprinkler heads. Matting is easily cleaned or replaced. To be used in clean to moderately dirty water.

Cons: If pumping from dirty, algae filled, or drifting sediment water occasional cleaning may be required. Symptoms of a dirty or clogged filter are loss of pump pressure on your discharge . Example: sprinklers, hose nozzles, etc. Your pump is essentially water starved.

Screened Rock

Pros: Does a good job of filtering foreign matter. Allows maximum water flow to the pump due to minimum resistance during pumping. Requires little if any cleaning during the pumping season. Cleaning requires dumping of the rock, cleaning the rock, and replacing rock.

Cons: This rock medium will allow enough foreign debris to clog small orifices on sprinkler such as rockers, sprayers, dippers, etc.

Additional information

Weight 8 lbs
Dimensions 25 x 9 x 9 in


Manufactured by

Big Foot

40 Gallon Filter

With Filter Matting, With Pea Rock (+10lbs)


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