air pump / what to get?

rferg800November 3, 2013

Hi all. I am finally going to put this pond in. So I'm buying up all the parts and pieces this winter to install in the spring. next up on my research list is air pumps. I will have two bottom drains. One at about 6 feet deep. The other only about 2 feet deep. koitoiliet with air is the type I have to put in. What is the best high volume air pump recommended?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Craigger7

Hello
I just put a pond in with two bottom drains, both are at 4 feet. I must admit I have not had this pump long. However, this was the pump of choice of my pond installer. I have a Hakko 80L pump. I have the pump installed in the basement of my house. The air line goes 200 feet underground to the pond. So far no issues. The pond is not heated at this time. One of the main reasons we put the air pump in the basement, is to help with pond heating. During the winter it will only be the pump that is going. So warm air will be pumped to the pond. Since it is in my basement, another issue was noise. After installed it is pretty quiet, hope this helps.

Craig

    Bookmark   November 3, 2013 at 6:31PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
rferg800

Thanks Craig
I will check that one out.

Robert

    Bookmark   November 4, 2013 at 2:14PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
New 50g pond in SE FL...fish & plant suggestions?
Hi, My SO just installed a new in-ground pond in our...
sumognat
Overwintered Goldfish
So I have a small outdoor pond which I've had for 5...
MrBlubs
Growing store bought lotus?
I found lotus roots in the grocery store tonight. Maybe...
fireweed22
Snake is eating my frog--Help!!
I looked out my second floor window and saw some movement...
sara_in_philly
Black Magic Elephant ear plant
for the first time I have two balck magic elephant...
sandyl
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™