Why Water Temperature is More Important Than Air Temperature for Ponds

Why Water Temperature is More Important Than Air Temperature for Ponds

During the scorching summer months we often seek refuge in the ocean to cool off from the blaring heat of the sun.  But when we run into the water we often scream because we are caught off guard at the cold temperature of the water.  This is because water temperature takes a long time heat or cool compared to the air.  This is why it is important for pond owners to go by the water temperature and not air temperature when it comes to caring for your pond.  Water temperature is the determinant for seasonal preparation as well as feeding schedules for your fish or koi. 

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