If pool maintenance is something that bothers you and it is because of the same that you refrained from having one then take a moment and thank the automatic pool cleaners for easing out the maintenance aspect of the pools. Baracuda Kontiki 2 Automatc Pool Cleaner is the answer to the maintenance of your above ground pools. With this, you no longer have to worry about keeping your pool clean. A peaceful, calm and soothing pool experience is all yours by virtue of this pool cleaner. Should that interest you, keep reading about Baracuda Kontiki 2 Automatc Pool Cleaner in detail.
|Parameter||Baracuda Kontiki 2 Automatc Pool Cleaner for Above Ground Pools|
|Dimensions (L x W x H)||48 x 20 x 40 cm|
|Color||Blue and orange|
|Pool cleaner type||Suction Pool Cleaner|
|Ideal for pool type||In-ground|
|Pool size||Small or medium|
|Pool surface||Tiles, liner, polyester hull, reinforced PVC, painted concrete, etc.|
|Pool shape||Rectangle, circular|
|Cleaning coverage||Floor only|
|Floors||Flat, gentle slope|
|Cleaning width||40 cm|
|Minimum required filter pump power||1/2 HP|
|Filtering capacity||Pool filtering circuit|
|Displacement speed||6 m/min|
|Cable length||30 feet|
|Included accessories||2 adapters, a deflector wheel, disc, cleaner body, and 2 hose deflectors|
|Optional accessories - not included||Wintering Hoses Bag, Flow gauge, leaf catcher|
|45-degree elbow included||No|
Installation– With this pool cleaner, you no longer have to spend hours in setting up the unit. It comes with an easy installation. The unit comes with two hose deflectors and two adapters that call for easy installation.
Power – It runs on the suction power that is generated by the pool pump. The powerful suction is a result of a flexible membrane that opens and closes with the water flow, thereby creating pressure and vacuum.
Operation – Operating this pool cleaner is easier than ever. It follows the plug and play operation. Just plug in, place the cleaner in the pool and you are sorted. Your pool cleaner will do its job without you having to monitor it while it does its job.
Maintenance – With only one moving part, you can stay assured of lesser maintenance that goes behind the cleaner and also an increased life of the unit.
Pool type – Baracuda Kontiki 2 Automatc Pool Cleaner is suitable for above ground pools only.
Working principle – This unit has a vac that hooks up to your pool skimmer very easily. If the skimmer of your pool has a dedicated suction line then a suction side pool vac holds the potential to connect to that as well.
Noise – One of the many remarkable features of this above-ground pool cleaner is that it runs smoothly and quietly.
Pump power – A minimum of 1/2 HP filter pump power is required to be able to operate this pool cleaner.
Cleaning efficiency – The cleaning efficiency of this cleaner is such that it removes all the dirt and debris with utmost precision. The cleaner moves slowly in the bottom of the pool and moves along the whole pool size by capturing the dirt and debris and carrying it to the filter system of your pool for removal. The cleaner leaves you with a sparkling clean pool in no time.
Cable – Baracuda Kontiki 2 Automatc Pool Cleaner comes with a 30 feet long cable.
Pool size – This cleaner is ideal for average or medium sixed pools.
Pool surfaces – This Pool cleaner caters to all kinds of surfaces including Tiles, liner, polyester hull, reinforced PVC, painted concrete, etc.
Pool shape – Be it a rectangular above ground pool or a circular one, this pool cleaner has got you covered. It does its job without allowing the shape of the pool to pose as a hindrance.
Coverage Area – The cleaning coverage includes floors only.
Warranty – Baracuda Kontiki 2 Automatc Pool Cleaner has a limited warranty of 90 days.
Baracuda Kontiki 2 Automatc Pool Cleaner is the one you have been waiting for all this while. This works great for above ground pools. This comes loaded with features, be it in the form of being suitable for all types of surfaces including Tiles, liner, polyester hull, reinforced PVC, painted concrete, etc., the ability to suck up all the dirt and debris with utmost precision, requiring less maintenance, easy installation and easy to start and operate among others. If you are in search of a pool cleaner that works on suction and is ideal for small to medium sized pools, this cleaner will live up to your expectations.
Frequently asked questions
- What care needs to be taken into account when the pool undergoes chlorination?
When the pool is all set to undergo chlorination, ensure that the pool cleaner is out of the pool. In addition to this, the cable should also be not resent inside the pool.
- What is the ideal temperature at which this pool cleaner can be operated?
A temperature between 15° Celsius and 35° Celsius is considered to be an ideal temperature range for operating the pool cleaner.
- What kind of above ground pools does this pool cleaner cater to?
Baracuda Kontiki 2 Automatc Pool Cleaner works well with both flat bottom and deep bottom above ground pools.
- Does this model come with a 45-degree elbow?
No, this model does not include the 45-degree elbow.
- How to adjust the cable length according to the size of the pool?
To determine the length of the cable that you would be requiring to get your pool cleaned, start by measuring the length between either the skimmer or the suction line and the farthest point of the pool. After you measure the length, add an extra metre to the length measured. This is the length of the cable that you would need. Also, extra hoses can be purchased if your pool is larger in size.
- What is the desired pH level in which the cleaner can be operated?
A pH between 6.8 and 7.6 is considered to be ideal for the cleaner to operate and deliver the best possible results.
- What is the ideal angle that must be maintained between the cleaner and the pool?
A correctly balanced unit is the one wherein there is an angle of 45 degrees between the cleaner and the bottom of the pool.
- What is the maintenance required in case of Baracuda Kontiki 2 Automatc Pool Cleaner?
A proper and regular maintenance of the pool cleaner not only ensures that the pool is sparkling clean after every cleaning cycle but also makes sure that the life of the cleaner is increased. It is always advised that the cleaner is cleaned either using soapy water or clean water after every cleaning cycle. It must be noted that one shouldn’t make use of any kind of solvents whatsoever in cleaning the pool cleaner. Many tend to neglect this but it is very critical – never store the pool cleaner in direct sunlight.
- How to winterize?
The first step in winterizing is draining all the water from the cleaner. Following this, clean the whole unit and hoses using clean water and then leave it to dry. After this, store the cleaner in a dry area. Ensure that no freezing conditions arise in the area where you are storing it. One of the best ways to avoid any kind of damage to diaphragm is by storing the cleaner on its back or side. Lastly, remove all the adapters and connectors from the skimmer or the suction line.
- What needs to be done when the cleaner gets stuck on the steps?
For this, check that the deflector wheels are in place.
- How to reserve the condition of the hoses during storage?
No matter for how short span you are storing the cleaner, don’t roll the hoses.
- What needs to be done if there are air bubbles at the outlet?
In order to avoid air bubbles at the outlet, it is important that the system is fully sealed. The areas to check include – between the hose and the adapter, between all the hose sections, between the skimmer and the filter, between the adapter and the skimmer and between the cleaner and the hose. If there is no gap between all these areas then there wouldn’t be a problem of air bubbles and also would not result in your pool cleaner moving slowly.
- What is the use of the cyclonic leaf catcher?
A cyclonic leaf catcher, as the name suggests, is an expert is trapping all the leaves. It also collects larger debris of your pool. This catcher needs to be bought separately.