Pond Deicing - How to Deice a Pond using a De-Icer or Heater

Monitoring de-icer in winter

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Garden Pond in Winter

How to de-ice your backyard pond
 
 
Monitoring pond de-icer in winter :
 
The de-icer forms a water dome or water bubble which keeps an opening in the ice cover and expels the toxic gas to ensure the survival of the fish.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deicing a garden pond
Vented space in the ice
 
Overwintering Water Garden Fish
How to make a pond-deicer
 
Monitoring pond de-icer in winter :
 
Create a vented space in the ice that allows the fish to get oxygen in the winter.
 
 
Garden Pond de-icer and pond heater
Pond de-icer running
 
Turn a Pond Pump into a Pond De-Icer
Pond heater or pond de-icer
 
Monitoring pond de-icer in winter :
 
Fish and kois slow down their metabolism in winter. Gas expelling through the opening is essential.

Snow builds up around the hole in the ice. The de-icer is much more powerful than a simple pond bubbler in winter conditions where the temperature can drop below -43 degrees.
 
 
 
 
 
 
De-icing your koi pond and water garden
De-icing your koi pond and water garden
 
Keeping your fish in your Pond
Why moving pond fish indoors?
 
Monitoring pond de-icer in winter :
 
Even if an ice dome forms, the stirring created by the de-icer keeps the opening open.
 
 
Overwintering Pond Fish
Overwintering Pond Fish
 
 
De-Icer for Extreme Climate
Way for keeping your fish in your pond
 
Monitoring pond de-icer in winter :
 
Without water playing the role as a resistance to the output of the pump, the de-icer could be transformed into a fountain and empty the water in the pond.

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De-icer running
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pond de-icer and Pond Heater
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