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can help ensure the health of your pond fish by using pond
test kits. The most important things to test for are
pH, ammonia, and nitrite.
- pH - pH is the balance between base and acid components. A pH value
of 7 is said to be neutral. More than 7 is less acid, less than 7
means more acid. The best rate for a koi pond is between 7 and 8.5,
but a range between 6 and 9 is generally acceptable. Increasing aeration
and changing the water can help balance a high or low pH.
- ammonia - you want your ammonia levels to be 0. Ammonia is removed
via beneficial bacteria. If you have ammonia, be sure to increase
the aeration, stop feeding the fish, and check the bio-converter.
- nitrite - if your pond has a bio-converter that functions well,
you should not be able to detect nitrite. Nitrite, although invisible,
can be deadly. To control it, make sure that your bio-converter is
working well. If your pond test kit detects a low level of nitrite,
increase aeration, stop feeding fish, and stop using UV sterilizers
and ozone generators. For higher levels, you may need to add salt
and/or transfer the fish.
Other pond test kits that can be very beneficial are ones that
test alkalinity, salinity, dissolved oxygen, and nitrate. You should
use the test kits regularly.
To keep a healthy pond, you are going to need a pond
test kit. A pond test kit can help you maintain the correct levels
of ammonia, salt, nitrites, and pH. We sell pond test kits that are
going to give you very accurate results: these are pond test kits
that you can really count on.
So, next time you are in need of a high quality, very functional
pond test kit, you know where to shop: Pond Depot. We have the pond
test kits that you need to maintain a healthy pond. These pond test
kits are easy to use, too, so there are no excuses for having an unhealthy
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