Updated: November 28, 2022
By Al Lopinot

Aeration of Farm Ponds

AERATION is defined as the mix­ing of air and water through wind action or by forcing air through water. It is a process by which oxygen is dissolved in water. Ade­quate dissolved oxygen (DO) is nec­essary in water to sustain fish and other aquatic life and for fish to grow and to keep them from being susceptible to disease. In order to understand the importance of DO better we need to look at some of the principles concerning water and oxygen. 

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