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Freeze-Proof Tanks as a Dependable Replacement to Pond Watering
Installing a freeze-proof tank is a simple way to avoid chipping ice in the winter and improve pond longevity. Marley Beem, Oklahoma State University’s assistant extension specialist of pond management, explained how these tanks operate. Like the name suggests, freeze-proof tanks provide warm water in freezing temperatures. The water does not freeze because most of the tank is buried underground for insulation and a valve allows water to keep moving through in cold weather. Freeze-proof tanks are connected to the nearby pond through a pipe in the dam, and provide water with a trough on the surface. [read more...]

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