Aeration

The importance of having sufficient oxygen in your pond

Oxygen is of crucial importance for all living organisms in your pond. It is important to keep your oxygen level at the correct level so as to prevent fish deaths and algae growth.

How do I know wether there is insufficient oxigen in my pond?

In many cases this will be obvious because the fish will move through the water slowly, gasp for air or jostle one another for the most oxygen-rich spot. These signs indicate a lack of oxygen and we advise aerating your pond at once. This can be done by getting the water surface to move as much as possible by means of, say, an air pump, fountain, waterfall or even a garden hose.

How can I solve insufficient oxygen structurally

Since you cannot always be at home to keep an eye on how your fish are behaving, AquaForte has a simple solution for keeping the oxygen level in your pond at the correct level: AquaForte Air Pumps.

Causes of insufficient oxygen:

  • Rising water temperature in the spring and summer
  • Decomposing organic material on the bottom of your pond, such as leaves and uneaten food
  • Plants and algae absorb oxygen from the water at night and gradually release it again during the day. So in the morning there is less oxygen

AquaForte Air Pumps

AquaForte Air Pumps HI-Flow V-Series


TIP:Now available as complete sets with manifold, air hose (4 x 6 mm) and Ø 5 cm air stones.

Advantages

  • Compact size
  • Low power consumption
  • Low noise operation
  • Automatic power-off protection when membranes are worn out

Technical Specs

ARTNR. Type WATT CAP. AT 1,2 M CAP. AT 2 M MAX. PRESSURE KG SIZE CM
SC400 V-10 10 4 ltr/min 2 m 1,3 13 x 12 x 10
SC402 V-20 15 9 ltr/min 3 ltr/min 2 m 2,5 23 x19 x 18
SC404 V-30 25 17 ltr/min 7 ltr/min 2,5 m 3,5 25 x 20 x 20
SC406 V-60 35 57 ltr/min 40 ltr/min 3 m 5,6 27 x 24 x 21

AquaForte Air Pumps AP-Series


Advantages

  • Compact size
  • Low power consumption
  • Low noise operation
  • Automatic power-off protection when membranes are worn out

Technical Specs

ARTNR. Type WATT CAP. AT 1,2 M CAP. AT 2 M MAX. PRESSURE OUTLET KG dB
SC451  AP-30  20  30 l/m  13 l/m  2,8 m  16,5 mm  2,7  32
SC452  AP-45  25  47 l/m  24 l/m  3,0 m  16,5 mm  2,9  33
SC453  AP-60  38  73 l/m  45 l/m  3,5 m  18 mm  3,4  35
SC454  AP-80  55  84 l/m  53 l/m  3,6 m  18 mm  3,5  36
SC455  AP-100  65  106 l/m  70 l/m  3,8 m  18 mm  3,6  36
SC456  AP-150  120  190 l/m  150 l/m  4,5 m  18 mm  7,8  45
SC457  AP-200  180  250 l/m  200 l/m  5 m  18 mm  8  46

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