Aeration

Aeration

Why aerate a Koi pond?

  • Aids circulation.
  • Increases biological filtration (aerobic bacteria).
  • Resolves hazardous oxygen sags during; low air pressure, hot weather and pond treatments.
  • Lifeline during pump failure.

How much air should you add to you Koi Pond?

  • 40lpm per 1000 gallons is a good guide for Koi ponds.

When?

  • Hot weather - typically June-September.
  • During pond treatments - potassium, algaecides etc.
  • When keeping Oxygen demanding species - Sturgeon, Sterlets, Gudgeon etc.
  • Periods of low air pressure.