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Why Aerate

    …If you do not already have an aeration system here are six great reasons why you should consider adding aeration into your pond. * Limitations of Water Features – Most water gardens rely solely on waterfalls fountains or spitters to circulate and aerate the water. These units can be effective;…
    …you took. Depth and Aeration You may have noticed that the maximum pond size an Airmax Aeration System or other subsurface system can aerate varies based on the pond depth. The deeper a diffuser plate is placed in the pond the more area it can effectively aerate. As diffused oxygen leaves…
    …coming near them or they hole up and never come out it almost defeats the purpose of having koi or goldfish in your pond! Here are a few reasons why your fish may be hiding. New To The Pond It's tough to move into a new pond. If you've recently added new koi or goldfish to your water garden you…
    …Muck can also be a breeding ground for leeches as they love to grow and burrow in the muck. Why is Muck Stinky? Muck tends to have a rotten egg smell to it. Those odors are common in ponds that are not aerated particularly during certain times of the year. In the summer and winter non-aerated ponds…
    …fountains provide enough aeration? Similar to choosing an aeration system determining if a fountain is right for your pond will depend on the depth shape and size. 6' Rule If your pond is more than 6 feet deep a fountain will not provide enough aeration. Why? Proper pond aeration is achieved when…
    …mosquito larvae. That's why so many of our customers turn to PondAir and KoiAir Aeration Kits. For pondkeepers who prefer a more dramatic display of mosquito-beating aeration we recommend our ClearSolution G2 Filter System. In addition to the oxygenating benefits of aeration these pumps double as…
    …situation. Is It Getting Full Aeration? If you're running your waterfall 24 hours a day your pond is likely getting full aeration. If your pond is more than 24 inches deep however and you have a skimmer/waterfall system in place more aeration may be necessary. Why? Because the oxygenated water will…
    …keep churning and exchanging bad gases for good. If you still feel like you should shut down your pump each night at least keep an aerator like The Pond Guy Pond Aerator running to keep the water circulating. An aeration kit consumes even less electricity than pumps - costing only pennies per month.
    …filter.Problem: Inadequate Aeration Solution: Beneficial bacteria – as well as your fish – rely on oxygen to survive. Waterfalls and fountains can provide some aeration but they may not sufficiently infuse oxygen into the pond. That is where pond aeration kits come into play. These…
    …and maintaining this ecosystem is easy once you have a good understanding of the basics. In this article we will discuss the nitrogen cycle and why it is important to all aquatic life in a pond. Nitrogen Cycle 101 The nitrogen cycle in a Koi pond is responsible for biological filtration to keep…
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