Winter Fountain Maintenance: Time for an Oil & Seals Change?

October 9th, 2018

Your floating fountain helps to maintain the balance of your pond or lake with constant aeration while providing a pleasing view throughout summer months. As we head into winter, now is the best time to consider scheduling critical maintenance and “TLC” for your fountain, such as an oil and seals maintenance service. This important fountain maintenance […]

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Misconceptions About Lake & Pond Nutrients: What’s The True Story?

October 1st, 2018

Written by Erin Stewart, Territory Leader & Aquatic Biologist Nutrients are required for all living things to survive. They are metabolized for energy or fuel so organisms can develop and grow. The nutrients humans and animals need are provided by the food we eat. When food is consumed and digested, it provides the fuel to synthesize […]

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Breaking Through the Thermocline to Prevent Fish Kills

June 18th, 2018

Written by Industry Expert Cory Smith, Aquatic Specialist & Regional Leader The long, warm days of summer provide the perfect backdrop for swimming, boating and fishing, but the last thing you want to encounter at your lake or pond is a summer fish kill. Fish kills are often a natural occurrence that can happen any […]

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Solar Aeration System: Aerate Your Pond Without Electricity

May 7th, 2018

Topics: Aeration

Written by Industry Expert Hunter Poland, Environmental Scientist It’s not hard to identify a stagnant lake or pond. Typically, a waterbody lacking proper water circulation is characterized by foul odors, cloudy or scummy water, nuisance aquatic weeds and algae, and, in many cases, a plethora of mosquitoes. Fortunately, it is possible to reverse the problems […]

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SOLitude Named World’s Largest Distributor of AquaMaster Fountains

February 6th, 2018

SOLitude Lake Management is now recognized as the world’s largest distributor of AquaMaster fountains and aeration systems by AquaMaster, the leading brand and largest manufacturer of lake and pond aeration equipment. The designation was made in January, following several years of SOLitude’s consistent placement as one of AquaMaster’s top three distributors. As the leading distributor […]

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Use Aeration to Protect Your Fish This Winter

February 1st, 2018

Written by Industry Expert Joe Holz, International Sales Manager at Kasco Marine As we continue through the cold, winter months, protecting your fish should be on your top priority list. Many pond owners understand the need to have good oxygen levels to maintain a healthy, thriving fish population, however, most only think about oxygen levels […]

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The Nuts and Bolts—and Bubbles—of Lake and Pond Aeration

September 26th, 2017

AS SEEN IN CAI ROCKY MOUNTAIN: Written by Industry Expert Shannon Junior, Aquatic Ecologist and Senior Business Development Consultant There are few events that can occur in a community pond that cause the amount of anxiety and uproar among the residents as a fish kill. Sure, we get plenty of calls about lake and pond […]

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The Importance of Properly-Sized Lake and Pond Aeration

September 7th, 2017

Written by Industry Expert Kyle Finerfrock, Environmental Scientist One of the great tools in a lake or pond manager’s tool box is the use of floating and subsurface aeration systems in a waterbody. Aeration is the mixing of water in a lake or pond to increase exposure to the atmosphere and decrease harmful gases like […]

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The Importance of Lake and Pond Aeration Systems

July 20th, 2017

Written by Industry Expert Greg Blackham, Aquatic Specialist Choosing the correct aeration delivery system for your lake or pond is one of the most important decisions you will make for the long-term health and balance of your waterbody. Regardless of how big or small your waterbody is, the goal of an aeration system is to […]

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No Electricity? Try Wind or Solar Aeration

May 18th, 2017

Topics: Aeration

Lake and pond aeration systems are used to circulate the water and add dissolved oxygen. The benefits of aeration systems are many; aeration helps enhance fish habitats, improve water quality, regulate temperature in advance of spring and fall turnover, reduce algae, remove harmful nutrients, breakdown adverse bacteria, prevent mosquito infestations and remove foul odors from […]

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