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How To Determine Gallons

    …page to determine what pump size is recommended but note that head pressure will come into play (see below)Minimum Pump Size Water needs to circulate through the filter at least once every 2 hours. This means that if you have a 1000-gallon pond you need a pump that can produce at least 500 gallons
    …size offhand you will have to determine your length width and maximum depth. Multiply L X W X (0.5 x D) to calculate the cubic feet in your pond. Water gardens are typically measured in gallons so you will then need to multiply cubic feet by 7.48 (the number of gallons in 1 cubic foot). If your…
    to hold 2½ times the amount of water in your stream. To find out how much water your basin will need to hold multiply the gallons of water in your stream by 2.5. In the above example it would be 93.5 x 2.5 = 233.75 - so your basin would need to hold 233.75 gallons of water.Step 3: Determine
    …and other organic material. If you are considering adding fish to your pond think about how many fish your pond can handle and what type of filtration system will be adequate for your pond. * Determine the number of gallons and how many inches of fish your pond can hold. Write down the length width…
    how many gallons your pond holds and if you're using it alone or with an aeration system. First here's what we recommend for de-icers based on the size of your pond: * Up to 250 gallons: 100 to 250 watt de-icer * 250 to 500 gallons: 300 watt de-icer * 500 to 1000 gallons: 750 watt de-icer * 1000 to
    to help you design your perfect oasis. * How much space do you have? Take a realistic look at your yard and think about how you can blend a water garden or fountain into the existing landscape. If you have a sprawling backyard with room to build consider going big with a pond that is 2000 gallons or…
    …is already at capacity this can cause things to get a bit crowded and dirty from all the fish waste. Try to keep your fish population around 1-2 Koi or 2-3 goldfish per 200 gallons. If you have questions on your fish load use our calculator to determine what your pond's capacity. On a similar note…