The AquaThruster by Weeders Digest is the most effective tool to help protect, clean & maintain your shoreline & beach. This multi-purpose lake shore management tool will meet, or exceed your expectations when used properly. The Aqua Thruster has many benefits and has one of the highest satisfaction rates among our customers. It can clear, remove, prevent and get rid of everything from muck, lake weeds, algae, leaves, twigs and many other kinds of debris on the bottom, and on the surface. The Oscillator can be set to rotate as much or as little as needed (0-360 degrees). This powerful machine is capable of clearing as much as a 175 foot diameter area from one spot depending on the model.
- Guaranteed to drastically improve your shoreline in as little as a few days.
- Efficient operation (see below for power usage)
- The programmable oscillator can be set to rotate any amount from 0-360 degrees
- All components are UL listed and UL approved.
- Includes two-year warranty by Weeders Digest.
- Available in 110 or 220 Volt options.
- 6 mounting options to best fit your needs (see below)
- 1/2hp - 3/4hp - 1hp & 2hp motors to choose from
- Optional Dual Outlet Digital Timer available
The AquaThruster comes in a variety of HP models and mounting options to fit any application. See below to learn more about all of these options to determine which option will be idea for your application. If you still have questions or would like some assistance regarding mounting and horsepower options - feel free to give us a call or use our live chat feature. Once we know the specifics of your shoreline and current situation, we will quickly be able to advise you on the best, most effective options.
Choosing the right size Aqua Thruster blower motor depends on what you're trying to accomplish, how large of an area do you want clear, and how much muck, sludge, leaves or debris you have on the bottom of your lake front. The diagram below is designed to give you a general idea of how the thrust power differs between each HP motor options.
Your Mounting Option Choices
NOTE: An Overview Video of these mounting options is located near the bottom of the page!
Standard Dock Mount:
This option allows you to easily install a dock plate to any part of your dock using a few bolts. This is a “semi-permanent” option for those who have no need to move their unit around their dock or shoreline. The Aqua Thruster unit can easily be removed from the mount for easy storing.
Portable Dock Post Mount:
If your dock has posts, this mount makes it extremely easy to mount on any post along your dock to allow maximum coverage of your beach. It is quick and easy to attach and remove so portability won’t be an issue. Easy to move from post to post as needed!
To mount, simply slide the Portable Dock Post Mount over the desired dock post, tighten a couple bolts and you are ready go! To move or relocate, just loosen the bolts, slide it off and repeat!
Fits square and round dock posts up to 4" wide.
Free Standing Frame Mount:
This is a great option if you don't have a dock or want to locate your AquaThruster in areas away from your dock. This option allows you to manage more area as it can be moved and relocated along the shoreline as needed.
Truss Dock Mount:
This "sandwich style" mount attaches to the side of any truss style dock. It can be moved anywhere around your dock very easily so you can cover more area effectively. Mounts on any part of your dock in less than 2 minutes!
The 360 degree Oscillator mount:
Completely Automate your short journey to a solid bottom beach. Program to cover only the areas you want! It will do the rotating for you! The Oscillator comes standard with the Dock Plate Mount but is also compatible with every other mounting option with the exception of the Float Mount.
The float option is ideal if you don’t have a dock/pier and want to blast algae and floating debris as the Aqua Thruster sits two feet below the float. The float option for the Aqua Thruster works by allowing you to tie the system to something on the bank.
BOTTOM FRAME for 360 degree Oscillator
The Portable Bottom Frame mount enables you to use your 360 degree oscillator without mounting to a dock!
Mounting Options Video
Disclaimer: Some states may have regulations regarding methods that moves or removes the lake bottom. You may want to contact your local representative for information on possible regulations in your area.
MN DNR FAQ:
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This is a game changer! When I bought the property the beach area was full of leaf litter an muck a foot deep. The first day we used it it cleared a huge area! Within that day we could walk on the sandy bottom all the way to chest deep. Throughout the summer we moved it to different areas on the dock and we had a sizable area of weed free, muck free to swim in. I can't recommend this enough. It would have taken us years to rake this out by hand and we would never have been able to go far enough by hand to get it clear chest deep. This year we are going to shift the dock design a bit To reach even more area. Everyone who came over immediately noticed how clean it was. The oscillator work GREAT! Just flip it on and it does all the maintenance for you every week. The quality is very good and after one summer we cleaned up the cage and it looks like new. Thank you for such a wonderful product and allowing us to enjoy our lake front. Fantastic!!
Really impressive product. I had my doubts' but between using a manual weed roller to cut down weeds and letting the Aqua Thruster do its job- this thing works wonders. Also- for a post-mount application, I was pleasantly surprised that I had almost 360 degrees of coverage because the mount holds the thruster out far enough to rotate in all directions. Really can't recommend this highly enough!
Lots of power
Moves the top weeds well
I will be able to keep my dock clear of weeds
Within 45 minutes Algae bloom was gone from in front of our place and neighbors on both sides, with it running we no longer get floating weeds from prop chop...they just go by! Next season we will start earlier before things bloom and get the bottom cleaner.
The Aqua Thruster has completed an amazing transformation of our lakefront. As an example, there are many beautiful summer days with zero wind and with no water movement came stagnant algae, weeds, etc. sitting along the shore where the kids and dogs would swim but could not safely with the algae. With the Aqua Thruster that is no longer a problem and we have clear water all the time! It also did a great job of keeping the silt off the bottom for a pristine looking bottom… definitely worth the investment considering the value of a sandy, clean, inviting lakefront!
I have had a very dramatic improvement of my shoreline
I have not needed to rake weeds since I started using the Aqua mover. The floating algae has been dispersed, I have notice many more bait fish also
We were looking at different options for our lake, and after talking to Scott, our sales rep, about all of the options, the Aqua Thruster stood out as the best. We noticed probably 75% difference after it ran for one night-and that was at the end of June. This product is a no brainer compared to everything else I have seen. The oscillator option is a must. Seriously, I can't stop raving about this!
Just amazed how well this works. I know this is just a repeat of the other comments, [Why did I wait so long to make this investment]. We can honestly say this is the best money we've spent on our lake property and I really believe it's been a good thing for the health of the lake and its environment as we're seeing a lot more fish around the swim area.
Amazed at how well it works
This product has saved me intense labor and time cleaning out my lake front. After some minor adjusting I now have a weed/muck free lake front that we can use as a beach. This transformation took about 3 weeks.
works very well
I was worried about spending the money on something like this, but this thing has saved me more time and work I think it has already paid for itself. I've only had it for a month. I have about 150' of shoreline cleaned, out about 30' with a little bit of raking. Use to have to spend every weekend racking and hauling away weeds. Not anymore!