Category: Maintenance

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Do ponds really need to maintain oxygen levels? 

BREAKING NEWS! BREAKING NEWS! BREAKING NEWS! Recent scientific research at the University of Stark in Winterfell has determined that it is no longer necessary to maintain oxygen levels and water movement in ponds, lakes, or any water impoundment, to provide sustainable water quality for aquatic life and organic decomposition....
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All You Need to Know About Aquarian Aerators 

Sustainable water management means ensuring that our ponds and lakes are getting a healthy amount of oxygenation, especially for water wildlife living nearby or in our ponds. The best solution for this is an aquarian aerator. Our aerators move water from the bottom of your pond to the top, generating...
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Fall Maintenance Tips: Cleaning your fountains

As we progress into fall, remember to keep an eye on your equipment. The shifting weather can sometimes affect your pond aeration fountains. Fall is a great time to bring your equipment out of the water and clean it before the winter comes. How to Clean Your Fountains Power Down...
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Easy Summer Maintenance for Your Fountains

Although we’re pretty big fans of a good spring cleaning around here, a summer maintenance clean doesn’t hurt either. Remove Debris and Manage Algae With the number of summer storms we’ve had this year, it would be wise to take the time to remove pond debris. This will help your...
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Do This to Reduce Fountain Algae in the Summer

Without proper preventative measures, like installing an aerator, algae can quickly overtake your water. Ponds, lakes and many other bodies of water can easily become contaminated through poor mix and oxygen levels. Aeration and mixing are important because it ensures that water does not become stagnant and prevents algae...
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Improve Water Quality with a Spring Tune-Up

As we near springtime, both the temperatures of surface water and the shallow areas of ponds will begin to rise quickly. Due to the chill of winter, there will be an abundance of nutrients available, but without proper mixing and aeration, warming climates can quickly lead to a spring...
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Getting a Jump Start on Spring

Time to start thinking about Spring Tune-Ups! I know it’s hard to believe, but spring is only a month away. For some of us around the country, we have enjoyed a few spring-like days already. Over the next few weeks as the temperatures rise and the daylight hours increase...
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Protecting Your Fountains in the Winter

The Midwest can be brutal in winter. Our infamous ice storms cause damage to water pipes, trees, and basically anything outside. Whether you’re weathering snow storms, odd weather patterns, or another ice apocalypse, you need to make sure your aerator fountain pumps are ready. Taking the time to do a...
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How to Install an Aerating Fountain

Last month, we discussed selecting a fountain. This month, we’ll walk you through, step by step, how to install your new Air-O-Lator fountain. Once you’ve picked out your aerating fountain for your pond or another body of water, make sure you have verified the voltage available, checked to make...
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Air-O-Lator: Made in America for over 45 years

Air-O-Lator Corporation has been a manufacturer of water and wastewater equipment since 1967. Since that time, Kansas City has been the headquarters for building complete lines of surface and sub-surface aerators, floating and non-floating fountains, floating and non-floating aspirating and submersible mixers for lagoons, ponds, lakes, and water treatment...
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We are the pond experts

For over 40 years, the Air-O-Lator has been manufacturing Electric Aerators, Solar Pond Aerators, Aerating Fountain, Display Fountains, Surface Aeration, De-Icer, Mixers, and more for water treatment. If you have pond questions, product inquiries or questions about your Air-O-Lator product, please contact us.