FAQ

frequently asked questions

Fountains

All your fountain questions answered.

Can I install the fountains myself?

Yes, all of our fountains apart from Select Series II (5HP and above) are all plug 'n' play designed for DIY installation.

What size fountain should I choose?

For aeration purposes, the fountain size required is based on the surface area of the dam.

HALF HP EVOLUTION AERATION FOUNTAINS
Aerates up to 2050m² of water surface area.

1HP FUSION AERATION FOUNTAINS
Aerates up to 2500m² of water surface area.

2HP FUSION AERATION FOUNTAINS
Aerates up to 4050m² of water surface area.

SELECT SERIES II 2HP AERATION FOUNTAINS
Aerates up to 4050m² of water surface area.

For larger water bodies see our commercial range of aeration fountains.

Why is aerating water so important?

So why is entraining water in Pond & Lake Bed Aeration so important? It all has to do with the mixing and blending of the water column.

Thermal stratification occurs in most ponds during the summer. Thermal stratification is the layering of warmer, oxygen rich water near the surface on top of cooler, oxygen deprived water towards the bottom. The transition between these layers is called the thermocline. The differences in water density at the thermocline prevents the water from mixing.

Air Pro Diffused Aeration Systems pump air through the diffuser membranes. This air then makes its way to the pond surface in the form of millions of tiny bubbles. As these bubbles travel upward through the layers of thermal stratification they entrain water with them. This water is carried to the surface where it becomes naturally oxygenated, thus aerating the waterbody. By aerating and circulating from the pond bottom up, the toxic gasses previously trapped under the thermocline can escape, thereby providing a balanced habitat for aquatic life. The aeration also creates aerobic conditions near the pond bottom where microbial processes can naturally break down nutrients which would otherwise be used in the production of noxious aquatic weeds and algae.

Shipping

All your shipping questions answered.

How long does shipping take?

Most fountains can be dispatched same day with shipping avaliable Australia-wide.

To Melbourne Metro: 1-2 Days
To Melbourne Regional: 3-5 Days
To Sydney Metro: 3-5 Days
To Sydney Regional: 5-7 Days
To Queensland Metro: 5-7 Days
To Queensland Regional: 7-10 Days
To NT & WA: 7-14 Days
To TAS & SA: 5-7 Days

How much does shipping cost?

Shipping cost will vary depending on location. Contact us for a quote.

Warranty

All your warranty questions answered.

What warranties do you offer?

All of our fountains have a 2 year manufacturer's warranty.

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