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Old 17-02-2012, 02:37 PM posted to rec.ponds.moderated
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Default Outdoor thermostat and pond heater

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Management is concerned that the goldfish in the pond are, as last year,
going to die if the pond is frozen over for anything more than a few

Well,,,, maybe "management" knows more about it than
I do (certainly wouldn't be hard !).
But in my experience, in a climate generally similar
to the UK (USA PacificNW), that in winter my
ponds would sometimes freeze over for 7-10-14 days,
and when naturally thawed, the goldfish were still