Oxydator W Maxi is ideal for garden ponds up to 40,000 liters
Seahorse Breeder (Marines by Post) is now the UK sole agent for the Söchting Oxydator range. We have been using these simple, but effective bits of kit for a considerable amount of time now and have seen the benefits of using them in heavily stocked breeding systems, creating heavy bio loads. With the additional use of probiotics to boost bio filters the amount of dissolved oxygen in a system can easily be depleted.
Using a patented method, Söchting Oxydators produce normal and activated oxygen in the aquarium by means of Oxydator solution and special ceramic catalysts. The activated oxygen decomposes particularly putrid matters and toxicants and, thus essentially improves the well-being of fish and plants. Pure oxygen created by the Söchting Oxydator is mostly immediately dissolved in the water, so that there are hardly any bubbles produced.
Due to the Oxydator's oxidizing capacity, the water quality will be improved and harmful contaminants in the water will be neutralised and In the summer, it is effective at fighting algae. The benefits of adding hydrogen peroxide to an aquarium in cases of acute oxygen deficiency, water putrefaction and water turbidity, have been known for a long time.
New is the continuous and critically higher dose of hydrogen peroxide, which the Söchting Oxydator decomposes into oxygen (O2) and water (H2O).
Your aquarium's water quality will be fundamentally improved and problems such as those aforementioned will be greatly hindered. The Söchting Oxydator breaks down hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen: 2 H2O2 ----------------------------> 2 H2O + O2.
Wintering a garden pond
Most losses of plants and animals in garden pond occur during the winter. Every pond owner knows that the oxygen supply is reduced during this period. It is important, however, not only to bring the oxygen in the pond up, but also to continuously reduce the buildup of poisenous gases trapped by ice in ponds.
Is there enough oxygen in the pond? High concentrations of harmless carbon dioxide can be prescent, however the lack of oxygen, as fermentation gases are formed, of which the odor of rotten eggs (hydrogen sulfide gas) is the best known and the most toxic. Small amounts are enough to kill life in the pond. Since hydrogen sulfide is formed by anaerobic putrefactive bacteria in the sludge, it is crucial that the ground is supplied with oxygen.
Ordinary oxygen spreads extremely slowly in the water. Only by mixing an oxygen-containing layer it is distributed substantially. Therefore, one would have to Mulm swirl with oxygenated water or make sure that no one settles. Both, however, are interventions in the winter quarters of the aquatic animals and disturb their rest. should put the proposal often made, reed or straw bundles vertically into the pond forget allegedly so that also reaches into the deeper layers of oxygen. In reality, the water rises in the capillaries of BündeI even, of course freezes there and makes it tight. The BündeI therefore not even be suitable for the withdrawal of respiratory gases, let alone for oxygenation.
The best way is to keep a small holes open in the ice, whether through drilling, melting with hot water or by using an electric heater is good to allow the gases to escape, but without significance for the oxygenation of the pond. Only the keeping open a large surface area could provide at least the upper layers with oxygen.
The Söchting oxidizer for the oxygen supply is independent of any power supply and totally reliable even under a closed ice cover. He looks like a small bucket. In it there is a reservoir for hydrogen peroxide. This is driven by a catalyst fairly slowly and released from the oxygen. To set the device to the best to the deepest part of the pond, so that one has the largest concentration of oxygen just where the animals hibernate.
In addition to the usual oxygen, which is generated by the special ceramics of the bucket will remain small amounts of hydrogen peroxide in water. This oxygen carrier diffuses around 400 times faster than ordinary oxygen and thus reaches well into the substrate. Thus the formation of fermentation gases is prevented without the hibernating be disturbed. For the disposal of breathing gases, the so-called Ice preventers that are offered by different companies recommend. They consist of a polystyrene ring, and a styrofoam lid which extends to TEII in the ring, so that only a narrow gap remains at the water surface between ring and lid. Since Styrofoam well insulated and the lid moves even at low wind, remains the gap at not too low temperatures open so that breathing gases can flow.