Pond Boss Magazine
http://www.pondboss.com/images/userfiles/image/20130301193901_6_150by50orangewhyshouldsubscribejpeg.jpg
Advertisment
Newest Members
Drew Snyder, Jrtyler, Buz, Abadonger, jsaw
15779 Registered Users
Forum Stats
15780 Members
36 Forums
36292 Topics
494574 Posts

Max Online: 1210 @ 08/23/18 11:01 PM
Top Posters
esshup 24032
Cecil Baird1 20043
ewest 19702
Dave Davidson1 13699
Bill Cody 12690
Who's Online
14 registered (teehjaeh57, wbuffetjr, snrub, Vortex 4, Snipe, Julian, Drew Snyder, mattmonster1991, Stressless, wannapond0001, nbell, Sunil, Quarter Acre, RStringer), 192 Guests and 505 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Topic Options
#500811 - 01/17/19 05:43 PM Aeration System
jschmid19 Offline


Registered: 01/17/19
Posts: 1
Loc: TX
I have a 3/4 acre pond I had dug almost 4 years ago. It is square shaped 180'x180'. It has a 1:3 slope down to about 11 or 12 fet in the bottom. I have decided to stock the pond this year as well as install an aeration system. I've researched a few products and contacted a couple different companies to see what they reccommend. I am looking at the kasco ra1 system and atlantic water gardens TPD100S system. I will probably mount my control/compressor box to the pier and run weighted tubing out to the diffuser out in the center of the pond. I'm just curious if anyone has any advice on which to go with or if there is another system that might be better? Thank you for your help.

Top
#500812 - 01/17/19 05:58 PM Re: Aeration System [Re: jschmid19]
Mike Whatley Offline


Registered: 04/22/18
Posts: 641
Loc: Louisiana
I cant give any specific information on either of those systems, but I can say this... make sure your pump is rated to perform to at least the depths you intend to set your diffusers, and if possible, at a greater depth.

If the pump is rated for 12 feet max, and you set your diffuser at that depth, the pump will be operating at its maximum load, whereas if its rated for 20 feet, its operating much more efficiently at depths shallower than that, equating to a much longer service life.
_________________________
.10 surface acre pond, 10.5 foot deep. SW LA. The epidomy of a mutt pond. BG, LMB, GSF, RES, BH, Warmouth, FHM, Longear Sunfish, Gambusia and apparently, now crappie.....I subscribe!!

Top

Today's Birthdays
lbianc1
Recent Posts
Stocking pond with crawfish?
by Julian
34 minutes 59 seconds ago
catching crawfish in traps
by mattmonster1991
Today at 01:16 PM
First experience with Cormorants
by Bob-O
Today at 12:39 PM
Building a garage-apartment with a pond view
by Bing
Today at 11:42 AM
KARMEX
by Pat Williamson
Today at 11:40 AM
Revamping 20yo Pond with Light Leakage - Opinions?
by Drew Snyder
Today at 10:21 AM
8 acre pond at 10,000' - lots of aeration ?s
by canyoncreek
Today at 09:52 AM
flathead catfish declining?
by Mike Whatley
Today at 05:37 AM
Happy B-day
by Kelly Duffie
Yesterday at 11:52 PM
ODD thing:
by anthropic
Yesterday at 07:03 PM
Newly Uploaded Images
Pond dig 3
Pond dig 2
Pond site
Pond dig
My recent haul
Hello From Lufkin Texas!

2014 POND BOSS INC. all rights reserved USA and Worldwide