Manage your water temperature

Few tips about the water temperature

For the proper functioning of your ecosystem, establishing an adequate and stable micro-climate is of paramount importance. Therefore the management of the water temperature of your pond, the point of contact between the living elements (fish, bacteria and plants) must be done in a prompt and rigorous way.

Putting fish in a glasshouse is a bit the twisted idea of ​​myfood and at the same time it is also the keystone of our system: aquaponics.

Many advantages, but also some points will be to watch for the welfare of fish (whether eaten or not!).

Your water temperature is below 6 ° C

You are below the thermal tolerance threshold of the carp; Which can cause aggravated wounds to see the death of your fish.
Install as soon as possible a heating system and close the doors of your greenhouse to reach the range of 15 ° C while decreasing the dose of food of your fish because the cold slows the biological reactions.

Your water temperature is between 6 ° C and 20 ° C

You are in the thermal tolerance zone for your fish. For optimal growth, ensure that your greenhouse is warmed to the optimum range of 20-24 ° C.
If you have a pellet stove, you can aim at 20-24 ° C, optimum growth.

Your water temperature is between 20 ° C and 24 ° C

Your ecosystem is in the optimum thermal range.
Do your best to keep it stable.

Your water temperature is between 24 ° C and 30 ° C

You are in the thermal tolerance zone for your fish. To reduce the temperature, apply white Meudon inside the glass panes of the roof of the greenhouse.

Your water temperature is above 30 ° C

You are above the threshold of thermal tolerance of goldfish which can cause aggravated injuries to see the death of your fish.
Install a ventilation system (ventilator oriented in the direction of air intake and close to the tank, opening the doors) and put on a reflective shade fabric.