Pioneer Pet Big Max Ceramic Drinking Fountain
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- Circulating drinking water is naturally appealing to your pet
- Replaceable charcoal filter for clean and pure, healthy water
- Dishwasher Safe
- 128 oz capacity
- Modern design fits in any home décor
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CHOKING HAZARD -- Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
For optimal performance we recommend that you clean the fountain once a week and disassemble/clean the pump once a month.
Drinking Fountain Big Max™ by Pioneer Pet
Moving water attracts pets, encouraging them to drink to stay hydrated & healthy. The ultra-quiet pump circulates and oxygenates the water. With its huge drinking area, the Big Max Drinking Fountain will suit most dogs or multiple cats. Made from durable ceramic, this pet fountain holds over a gallon of water.
Product Features & Benefits
- Water flow continuously washes the bowl for maximum cleanliness.
- Durable black ceramic.
- Capacity: 128 oz. (3.78L)
- Product Dimensions: 4 ¼” H x 12” W x 13.75” L
- Product Weight: 7.0 lbs.
- Premium replaceable charcoal filter for clean & pure, healthy water.
- Patent pending design holds filter and electric pump.
- Safe, low voltage UL listed power system.
- 6’ (1.82m) long power cord.
- Easy cleaning, dishwasher safe.
Top Customer Reviews
First of all, the assembly was easy. Three simple steps and I had it together within a few minutes, running with water and everything.
The ceramic material for this fountain is genius! It's still lightweight, looks phenomenal, and doesn't scratch easily. Plus the mastiff can't shove it around all the over the place. :)
The bix max holds A LOT of water! I was thrilled. Less bending over with my bad back. All I have to do now is pout a pitcher of water in the main bowl. Super easy.
So far haven't had to clean it. Looks easy though. If the assembly was that simple I'm sure the cleanup will be too. The cats absolutely love it, which makes me happy cause I know their getting the water they need throughout the day.
As I've said, I did a lot of research including checking out youtube and different websites. I am seriously impressed by the engineering of this product and would hands down suggest this fountain to anyone in the market for one. :)
We had a plastic fountain for the last two years. Overall, I had no complaints. It *did* have some cleanliness issues though (it needed to be periodically scrubbed for algae, and the filter would clog with fur), and my cat did not help the problem because when she drank, she preferred to let the flow of the fountain flow over the top of her head. It only pooped out recently, and it might have been our own fault for letting it run too dry... but either way, once it pooped out, we started investigating ALL our options, wondering if just buying a new pump was really worth it...
This new fountain does NOT flow in a way where she can get her head wet. It also is whisper-quiet. I hear nothing... the old fountain made a distinct bubbling sound, and even louder if it had a low water level. People were rather grossed-out looking at the algae build-up, which was only removeable to a certain degree.
The new ceramic fountain will NOT be accumulating buildup in the same way, and it makes no bubbling noise at all. Best yet is how easy it is to refill... we just pour more water in, compared to the Drinkwell we had, where we had to remove the tank, refill it, and then carefully realign it without it spilling again. The pieces on this fountain are just so much more practical: two ceramic pieces and an easily-disassembled motor/filter. There were soooo many crevices on our Drinkwell that would clog with fur. Not so on this new fountain.
I LOVE it. It's even attractive, and nobody walks in and says, "Hmmmm....what's that moldy looking plastic thing with all the gurgly water??"
Update: The only criticism I have of this fountain is that it does not fully cycle the water.Read more ›
On the plus side, ceramic is not as porous as plastic, which is beneficial for hygiene. It is less apt to be damaged by a dishwasher, and it is also MUCH simpler (only two main parts) and smaller (no tall towers) to fit in the dish washer as well. It is also far more attractive looking than the odd colored plastic Drinkwell fountain.
After a week now, I can say that my two cats enjoy drinking from this fountain as much as the Drinkwell Platinum with equal frequency.
Update: I have had the pump replaced. The second pump in combination with overfilling the reservoir (fill it to the very top) and giving the tower a little bump until vibration stops, and it is now about the same noise as the Drinkwell Platinum pump which is quiet.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This fountain was very nice looking and the cats liked it (the dog likes everything), but a not very heavy Chrome countertop paper towel holder fell off the counter and hit it. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Sheski
I love this water bowl for my maine coons, but I've had to get it replaced twice due to small tiny cracks. Amazon has awesome replacement policies, so I am very pleased.Published 11 days ago by OFMW
I don't recommend buying this fountain. I don't know what the problem is but I have gone through 3 motors in 4 months. It just stops working.Published 18 days ago by Greta H
My cats drink more water than they used to which is great for their overall health. Its quiet as could be and I love this product. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Carole Gold, Esq.
I purchased this item in April, The pump stopped pumping the water in July. . Don't waste your moneyPublished 27 days ago by Amazon Customer
The fountain is very nice but the pump we recieved with it keeps stopping. We are having to restart it almost everyday, considering return because it is such a hassle.Published 1 month ago by angela tenneriello
It's pretty, durable, easy to set up, works, quiet.... I've only had it a week, but so far so good! So much nicer than the ugly plastic versions.Published 1 month ago by SLB
Not worth my money. The motor lasted a whopping 8 months before it completely burnt out. The filters just didn't filter enough even when changing every 2 weeks. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Alexandrah