Get To Know: Oase AquaOxy 450 – Unboxing

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Let’s get to know the Oase AquaOxy 450 pond aerator in our new Get To Know video series where we walk you through everything you need to know about Atlantic-Oase products!

In this video, we will be unboxing the AquaOxy 450 and showing you everything you’ll receive when you first open your box!

Let’s break it down!

This quiet, compact and powerful aerator is designed for outdoor ponds down to about 3ft deep.

On the outside of the box, you’ll find specifications for length, width, depth, cord and tubing lengths of the AquaOxy 450.

AquaOxy 450 product specs chart

Inside the box, you’ll find:

  • Manual
  • Warranty information
  • Safety information
  • AquaOxy aerator

The manual goes over what’s included, recommended installation, startup and operating instructions and maintenance procedures.

Man pointing out the features of the AquaOxy 450 aerator on a table. Labels read "Adjustment valves," "6ft cord" and "12V transformer"

Unlike many other aerators, the Oase AquaOxy 450 runs off of a 12 volt transformer so, it’s safe to use around the pond.

Close up image of Oase AquaOxy 450 dual diaphragm, dual outlet aerator valves

Both the aerator and transformer are outdoor rated; there’s a 6’ cord on each, allowing the unit to be placed a little more than 12’ from a GFI-equipped outlet. The dual diaphragm, dual outlet aerator comes equipped with stainless steel adjustment valves on each outlet.

Man pointing out AquaOxy diffusers on a table. Labels point out "15ft airline" and "acrylic diffusers"

The two spherical diffusers come with thin black air lines each 15’ long that will be easy to conceal. Cut off any excess length in your application to maximize airflow.

The optimal depth to set the diffusers recommended in the manual is 12”, but the box confirms the air will shut off at a depth of 4.3’. It can be used to keep an area of the water surface free of ice in colder climates, with the diffusers set just below the expected ice depth.

The aerator is rated for year-round use, circulating the water at the bottom of the pond during warm weather.

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About the Author:

Caitlyn Winkle

After graduating from the University of Akron, Caitlyn joined Atlantic-OASE in the fall of 2019. Caitlyn manages the social media and online content for the company. She also supports the Atlantic-OASE Professional Contractor (APC) Program and Marketing Departments in creating marketing and advertising strategies and plans.

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