you start fully shopping for floating
pond heaters, there are a few things that you should
know. First of all, pond heaters are the same thing as pond de-icers.
Also, know that the purpose of floating pond heaters
is not to heat your pond. Rather, their purpose is to create a small
hole in the ice to allow toxins to be released during the time that
the pond is frozen over.
If not allowed to escape, these toxins (caused by decomposing
fish waste and other organic matter) can put stress on or even kill
Know that floating pond heaters require electricity
to run. But it is possible to find more energy efficient ones if you
are worried about either the environment or your energy bills.