Where earlier you could already read about the ‘why’ and the ‘that’s why’ on the filtering of our Koi ponds, in this series I continue on the subject ‘how’. How do we process the by our Koi excreted and in some cases toxic wastes in our ponds and what happens exactly in the water environment? Read on and find out! Read More →
Why do we filter? I answered this question earlier in this blog. After reading the above mentioned blog you’ll probably wonder what comes next. Well, this time I’ll try to explain about what actually happens with the nitrogen cycle inside of your pond when you feed your Koi. Because that might be very interesting: how much do you ‘pollute’ your pond when you feed your fish? Read More →
If you walk around on a fair or a Koi show you see dozens of different varieties of filter systems. Sieves, drum filters, trickling filters, multiple chamber filters, Bakki showers, moving bed filters, bead filters, you name it. And they all have the same purpose: filtering your water. But what is filtering? Why do we do it and what kind of filter do I need? It’s very simple and yet so unknown… Read More →
When you visit for example a Koi show, you always see a high variety in filter systems: sieves, drum filters, trickling filters, chamber filters, bakki showers, moving bed filters, bead filters, you name it. They all have the same purpose, and that is filtering the water. But what exactly is filtering and why is it so important to filter your water? What kind of filter is neccesary for my pond? Well, it is not that difficult to find out, but unfortunately widely unknown….
You might get dizzy, and I must admit you should not look too long in the fish tanks because certainly you will get dizzy from all the fishes that are swimming in nice circles. This happened to me when I visited a fish farm in IJmuiden in North Holland.
You can more or less consider it a mega fish farm. With the ‘mega’ referring to the filtration system! Its filtration system will also be the focus in this article. If you are also a huge fan of filtration and filtration techniques you will certainly like it. What I have seen there surpassed my wildest expectations! Read More →