Texas Fishing LLC proudly carries Kasco Marine and Vertex Aquatic Solutions fountains and aerators. For ponds 1.5 acre or smaller, feel free to order your DIY solution online here. Full service installation is also available on request. For larger ponds, please contact us for a custom quote and professional install.
The main, most important difference between an aerator and a fountain in a pond is their intended purpose. A fountain is primarily installed for aesthetic purposes and relaxing ambient noise - they are decorative, with only slight/secondary benefits added in the way of water oxygenation. An aerator is installed specifically to introduce oxygen to the water for the overall health of the pond. Fountains are beautiful and certainly a great addition to any pond, but do not rely on them solely for aeration purposes. If anything, we would recommend coupling a fountain with an aeration system for best results.
There are several benefits to using an aerator in a pond:
What are the common culprits of fish kill events?
Fish kills due to oxygen deprivation can occur for a variety of reasons, including: