Pond Cleaning UniversityArticles about using aeration to make your pond healthier, reduce mosquitos, enhance fish and waterfowl life, make a better swimming environment and more!
Becker Windmills was featured on "In Ohio Country Today", the award winning TV show by Wilson 1 Communications and Dan Wilson as co-host/Producer. We go in-depth about pond maintenance and pond aeration and we thought we would share it with you. See transcription...read more
The Story of Old Moe as told by Ron Becker “There I was” That’s how all good stories should be started. This story starts out approximately 20 years ago when we built our family pond. We did everything in the construction of our pond to make it the best possible pond...read more
Aeration adds oxygen through a diffuser at the bottom of a pond. This creates a column of fine bubbles that quickly rise to the surface. This action pulls the cold, stagnant water from the bottom up to the top of the pond where it is aerated by oxygen-producing...read more
Aeration is a valuable asset in creating a healthy pond! Whether you have a backyard pond, retention pond or farm pond, they all need aeration. Without bottom aeration, ponds become stagnant and the water temperature becomes layered. It's like a pool of a warm summer...read more
Stagnant water offers a better breeding ground for common pond pests like mosquitos and midge flies. Not only are they super annoying when trying to enjoy your pond recreationally but mosquitos can spread diseases like encephalitis, West Nile virus, malaria and yellow...read more
Pond owners would be wise to remember one key word in order to maintain a clear, muck-free pond: prevention. Whether maintaining a large farm pond or a small garden pond, owners must stay a step ahead of several potentially disastrous problems. To name a few: •...read more
Without proper aeration, pond water can become stratified, creating a "sick", unhealthy pond. Think of a pond in layers. Warm water is less dense, therefore it will sit on top of colder, denser, deeper water. This stratification of water into layers is more common and...read more