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    …in place more aeration may be necessary. Why? Because the oxygenated water will circulate across the water's surface leaving the water at the bottom of the pond stagnant. Adding an aeration system will prevent stagnation by raising the bottom water to the surface.Do You Have Too Many Plants? Plants…
    …summer pond maintenance is checking the water for pH nitrite ammonia and phosphate. Too much nitrite ammonia and phosphate in the water can wreak havoc with fish and plants. If the pH of the water is too high or too low the fish can become stressed and will be more susceptible to sickness and…
    …the pond. That is where an aeration kit comes into play. These systems force air through a diffuser or air stone circulating the water and increasing your pond's dissolved oxygen levels. Learn more about the importance of aeration by clicking here. Problem: Too much sunlight and not enough plants.…
    …up. When Good Bacteria goes Bad Plants and fish will generally be safe if too much beneficial bacteria is added. Trouble occurs when there is a lot of organic buildups numerous beneficial bacteria and inadequate aeration. Like fish and other aquatic organisms good bacteria need oxygen. In ponds with…
    …stay from the pump on their own but if you are concerned that some fish are getting too close use a pump sock. The next item to add to the holding tank is an aeration kit like the PondAir™2. An aeration kit will ensure the oxygen levels in the holding tank stay saturated. Step 2 - Remove…
    …dying and decaying organics. If you feed your fish any uneaten fish food will end up decaying at the bottom of the pond. Remember feeding fish too much or using a low quality food will increase the amount of fish waste adding to that muck layer. Other animals such as ducks and geese add their waste…
    …is not much better since larger wattage units can cost up to $75 a month. In contrast aeration kits cost less than $2 per month to operate 24/7. An aerator efficiently circulates the water allowing you to use a smaller de-icer to keep a hole open in the ice. Additionally properly aerating a pond…
    …bungee cords or other tie-downs. That will keep them safe and secure. * Aeration System: Just as you aerate your water garden you'll need to aerate your holding tank. An energy-efficient aeration kit like the PondAir™ Aeration Kits are great for indoor tanks. * Filter: It is important to also…