Copper Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, antimicrobial copper surfaces have been proven to have over 90% less contamination than conventional touch surfaces in hospital trials around the world. Trials have taken place, or are under way, in China, France, Germany, Greece, Japan, Spain, South Africa, Chile and the US.
Copper alloy mesh naturally inhibits biofouling, improving water flow and circulation, helping maintain higher oxygen levels that inhibit parasites and pathogens from growing and infecting fish. This reduces the need for added antibiotics, anti-fouling chemicals and costly net changes.