shopping for a floating
pond deicer, there are a few things that you should consider.
For instance, while there are some deicers that work well with all
types of ponds (concrete, plastic, or rubber, etc.), others do not.
Make sure you find one that will work efficiently and safely with
Also, look for one that is thermostatically -controlled
that starts operating automatically during freezing temperatures.
This makes it much easier to use and more effective.
And before you even start shopping, make sure tat you
know why you need a floating pond deicer. It is not for warming the
pond - in fact, the fish are best off in the cold water during the
cold months. Rather, it is to make a small hole in the ice so that
toxins (from decomposing organic waste, etc.) can escape. You should
not cut your own hole in the ice because doing so can be harmful to
Throughout the year you can keep your pond healthy and your fish
safe when you have the right equipment. So purchase a floating pond
deicer for your pond and you will be glad you did. There is nothing
nicer than an easy springtime revitalization of your pond.