Koi College - Perfect Koi Pond
Filter systems should be sized near 1/3 of the water volume. When choosing a koi pond filter you are making huge decision for the future of your fish and your pond in general. Not only do they help to keep your pond water clear, they are responsible for removing organic waste and undesirable compounds from the water. In effect,... Vortex Settling Chambers:
These chambers are open to be seen and are best made of cement block and coated or Fiberglass tanks. I like fiberglass because it can be repaired or reconfigured any way one chooses. The settling chamber works best as a gravity fed system. Never pump water to settling chambers, when waste is pumped, it is... Bio-Conversion Chambers: Clean water from top of settling chamber enters the Bio-Chamber at its top. This chamber is biologically active for breaking down dissolved toxins. The Bio-Chamber is the most customizable, it can be any shape, but size is important. I like to use a 48” x 50”, 400 gallon fiberglass chambers or larger. In this chamber I...