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Thursday, August 4, 2016

How To Design Koi Pond

Photo, Lagunakoi Colection
KOI POND DESIGN -- How to step by step to design Koi Pond ? Following are excerpts from the Water Quality Seminar hosted by Olympic Koi Club on February 19, 2000 featuring Tony Prew (noted filter specialist) and Dick Benbow (noted water quality expert.) The article is written from notes recorded at the seminar by Tim Putaansuu who is more knowledgeable in web site design and fluid systems than water quality and filtration, so no guarantees of accuracy of this information are given. But you can used this guideline to make your own koi pond design.


Wednesday, July 27, 2016

ChooseThe Right Koi Pond Filter

Koi Pond Filter
KOI POND FILTER -- General term to find the best pond filter is pond volume should be turned over once every two hours. They insist that separate mechanical and biological filters are needed.  They also note that any filter design should be easy to maintain so that one might actually maintain it. The variety of Koi pond filters can be confusing to the novice. It is important to consult with the experts before you make the investment. You will need the right equipment to keep the pond attractive and to keep the fish healthy. One of the things you will need is the right filter.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Vortex Chamber For Koi Pond

Vortex system

KOI POND FILTER -- Vortex chambers has recently become very popular that is used today and has been used as part of the main filtration system now for many years. The cone shape of the filter design aids in the settling of debris and ensuring gentle action of the dissolved waste throughout the filter process. Many People said they cannot work because it requires very high revolutions for sufficient centrifugal force to be generated. The efficiency of the unit does depend a lot on it's design, especially the diameter, height, and especially the positioning of the inlet and outlet pipes. The pumping rate can also be very important. Koi Pond filter with vortex chamber very recomended to get clean pond water.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Ornamental Fish For Backyard Pond

ORNAMENTAL FISH -- There are thousands of different types of fish, with the majority of fish kept in the hobby coming from freshwater environments.Ornamental fish keeping and its propagation has been an interesting activity for many, which provide not only aesthetic pleasure but also financial openings. Among the indigenous and exotic freshwater species, the varieties having good demand can be bred and reared for commercial purpose.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

How To Select Ginrin Koi

Gin Rin Koi type is short for Kin Gin Rin (= gold, silver scales). Gin Rin is the result of a reflective substance called Guanine deposited on the surface of koi scales.Practically every known variety of Koi can produce a Kin-Gin-Rin equivalent, for example, Gin-Rin Shiro Bekko. However, they are either classified as Kin-Gin-Rin B (ZNA) or with their basic variety (UK). Gin-Rin Shiro Utsuri can be included with Kin-Gin-Rin A (ZNA).

Friday, July 1, 2016

Veggie Filter For Koi Pond

Veggie Filter, Photo http://www.atlantakoiclub.org
A Veggie Filter have a beneficial effect on the water conditions in fish tanks. Because Veggie Filter absorb minerals including some metabolic waste products from the water, converting these into plant mass. A veggie filter (natural biofilter) is a separate water feature about 1 to 1 1/2 feet deep that is home to lots of aquatic plants (pond plants) that are deliberately starved of nutrients.In order to survive they absorb the nutrients directly from the pond water. These nutrients (nitrates) are present due to the activities of the Nitrogen Cycle, taking place in the fish pond.