Unique Pool Cleaners You Wouldn’t Think Were Pool Cleaners

Looking for something strange and out of the ordinary for cleaning your indoor swimpool? Check out these pool cleaners!

Zodiac G3

Also known as the Baracuda G3, this suction pool cleaner from Zodiac is perfect for low-speed pumps. The G3 offers efficient cleaning performance that will make you love it even more aside from its one-of-a-kind appearance.

The G3 sucks up small to medium debris while it cleans the floor, steps, and walls. It’s durable, ideal for all pool surfaces, and is scuff-resistant.

Setting it up is easy as pie! You only have to attach the hose, disc, wheel deflector, and connect the cleaner to the skimmer. It has a reliable, long-lasting diaphragm, a 36-fin disc, and a patented quick-release cassette that makes it easy for you to maintain the cleaner. It may look strange, but if it works, then it’s fine.

Hayward’s Above-Ground Pool Cleaners


Coming in different models—Penguin, AquaBug, Wanda the Whale, and Aqua Ray—Hayward’s pool cleaners could be mistaken for toys! They look cute, but the most significant thing about them is that they can clean your pool! They’re great at what they do. These above-ground pool cleaners are affordable and feature an exclusive SmartDrive® programmed steering which enables them to clean quicker and more thoroughly compared to other cleaners. Their unique turbine system allows them to gently move across your pool, regardless of its size and shape. They even operate quietly!

‘Lil Shark

If Hayward has a bug, penguin, and a whale as pool cleaners, Sta-Rite has a little shark! This cleaner comes at a reasonable price and a patented vortex design which only proves that it’s worth looking into if you wish to find unusual things. It’s dependable, easy to maintain, and can be installed in minutes. It automatically operates whenever your pool pump is running. It can vacuum, scrub, and scoop all kinds of debris.

Polaris 165

The weird shape of the Polaris 165 makes it look like a spaceship in your pool. This cleaner is one of the best in-ground pool cleaners out there. It can work with fiberglass and vinyl surfaces. It can be set up in a short time. It also features a patented jet sweep assembly which blows water against your pool wall to loosen debris in spots that are difficult to reach. It also has a filter bag that’s easy to take out and clean. Its unique filter extends the life of your pool’s filtration system.

Solar-Breeze NX2


This cleaner looks more like a food tray than a pool cleaner. Its rear paddle supplies power through the water as the front paddle inhales the debris and gathers it into a collection chamber. The Solar-Breeze NX2 has an extremely fine nylon mesh, enabling it to prevent 90 to 95 percent of debris and dust from re-entering the pool. It features a removable debris tray that filters fine materials; an easy-to-access, built-in chemical dispenser to make it easy for you to sanitize your pool water; and intelligent software and learning artificial intelligence (both solar powered). Not only does this cleaner look special, but it can even lessen your energy consumption, allowing you to save money and electricity!

Taking all these into account, we can say that sometimes weird things are good too, especially if we’re talking about the pool cleaners above.

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