A Koi pond can be one of the best retreats available. The chance to simply relax and appreciate the beauty that is so unique to these living jewels.
It has been said that "we don't keep fish, but rather water." To a large extent this is true.
We offer an extensive line of water treatment products and test kits to enable you to maintain a quality environment for your Koi.
The Kusuri range of visual test kits all feature Palintest® technology components, they are the very best in visual test kits.
All kits feature and easy to colour match plastic acetate card and are supplied with non-degradable foil sealed tablets.
Hanna electronic Ion specific meters work using ion specific chemical method, in other words like simple test kits, a chemical is added and a colour is formed and the electronic meter reads the results very accurately in mg/l down to 2 decimal places I.E. 0.01mg/l special reagents (chemicals) are required for each parameter.
Trans Instruments has specially designed the KoiMedic tester to measure the delicate salt concentration in the pond.
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When to test.
An established pond with healthy fish should be checked every month. It is only when you notice something out of the ordinary, and possibly during seasonal changes, that an additional test or two might be prudent.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. A simple test, at the right time, can prevent a minor problem from becoming a catastrophe.
When starting up a new pond or Bio-converter system, daily tests may be required until the converter comes on line, then weekly for a couple of months until the system has stabilized.