It is important to know the temperature in your Koi pond as this determine how much and how often to feed your Koi. Temperature also alerts you to the amounts of oxygen to pump into your pond. Koi can eat five times a day if the temperature is over 25° C.
It is always better to feed three to five times a day in small amounts rather than one big feed per day. This also means that you won’t have a large ammonia shock at one specific time.
It is also not advisable to feed your Koi if the temperature is below 10° C. At this time I feed Jungle Oats and brown bread; they love it.
With this temperature gun you just aim at the water and push the trigger for a reading. Accuracy is 1-1.5° C.