FAQ Categories: Lake Fountains

Browse our most frequently asked questions on lake fountains.

Which is more cost effective: 120V or 240V power?

120 and 240-volt single-phase power are two of the most common voltages available for lake or pond fountain power. This is generally what is available in nearly all residential properties. 240 volt is marginally more efficient but the main advantage is that your wire size is substantially smaller when compared to a similar rated 120-volt [...]

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What is an aerating fountain? Which model do I choose if I need an aerating fountain?

Any fountain that sprays water into air will aerate the water, however fountain manufacturers such as ourselves often differentiate aerating and lake fountains. The main distinction of an aerating fountain is it moves a substantially larger volumes of water than a lake fountain. An aerating fountain is often called a surface aerator, floating aerator, aerating [...]

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Why do lake fountain or pond aerator overloads trip?

Overloads are used to protect your lake fountain or pond aerator motor from higher than normal running current. They can trip even on a motor that is in good running condition. A couple of common reasons for overloads to trip are if you experience a power surge or sag in power or if a pump [...]

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How much does a floating lake fountain cost?

This is the most commonly asked question we receive at Arbrux: What is the cost of installing a fountain? We generally answer this question with another question: How big of a pond or lake fountain are you looking for? Every floating lake fountain is unique the pricing is based on: power available at shoreline, the [...]

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