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Pond Filtration Basics

Koi Pond Filtration Basics

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Koi Pond Filtration Basics In any good Koi Pond we need two different kinds of filtration: 1) Biological:  to culture the Aerobic Bacteria that break down and consume the waste the fish produce. (Ammonia). 2) Mechanical: for us humans to keep the water clean and clear for our viewing pleasure Biological Filtration (ESSENTIAL to understand for all livestock setups)   Biological Filtration is the breakdown and consumption of the ammonia the fish waste produce. Without biological filtration, the ammonia and nitrite levels will rise to the point of killing the fish. Biological filtration is performed by Aerobic Bacteria, what we lovingly call...

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