Pond De-Icers

Pond De-icer / Floating Pond Heaters

Floating Pond De-Icer

Are you tired of the tasks involved with bringing your fish indoors for the winter?  Would you prefer not spend your weekend draining down cold pond water while you desperately try to extract hard to catch fish from rock crevices?  Maybe you are the type that would rather conserve your time by simply adding in a pond de-icer to your water feature.

Pond De-icers (also known as Floating Pond Heaters) are an effective way to keep your pond from freezing over.  When a pond freezes over, toxic gases can get trapped beneath the ice.  If these gases are not allowed to escape your pond, valuable Koi and other pond fish may die.  Pond deicers and floating pond heaters were developed to combat this problem.

Floating pond deicers/heaters provide an energy efficient way to keep a small hole in the ice.  These heating devices do no heat your entire pond, they simply heat the area of water around the opening in the ice.  The floating pond de-icers are also thermo-regulated and will shut off when water temperatures warm up to approximately 40 degrees Fahrenheit.

Koi and goldfish are hardy fish species, with the ability to withstand cold pond water temperatures.  All they ask from you is that you keep a hole in the ice with a pond de-icer allowing for oxygen and toxic gas exchange.

Finally, when you leave your fish in your outdoor pond you save valuable room in your home.  Maybe you would rather use the extra room in the corner of your garage or basement for your shoe collection, not a 55 gallon water tank full of fish!

Additional information for each individual pond de-icer/heater can be found in the product description below.  If you have any additional questions about the use of pond de-icers/heaters feel free to contact us.

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200 Watts Heated Pond Saucer

Energy efficient de-icer that uses 200 watts of power to maintain a vent hole in the ice to release harmful gases caused by fish waste and plant decay.
  • Thermostatically controlled to operate only when necessary
  • Safe for use in all styles of ponds
  • Low profile minimizes wind resistance - unnoticed in pond
  • Versatile to work in any sized pond - fully grounded 10' cord
  • Comes with a one (1) year guaranteed
  • Only 1 3/4" Tall!
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Tetra Simulated Rock De-icer

A Natural-looking Stone Pond Heater
  • Releases harmful pond gases
  • Energy-efficient thermostat control saves energy costs by shutting off power when not needed
  • Effective to -20°F (-18°C)
  • 15 foot electrical cord
  • Three year limited warranty


P-418 Ice Chaser - Floating pond de-icer

Floating Pond De-Icer by The Farm Innovators keeps a small hole open in ponds of 50 - 600 gallons during freezing temperatures. This allows release of harmful gases that could be toxic to fish and plants. De-icer uses 1,250 watts and is thermostatically controlled to operate only when temperatures fall below 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Constructed of patented cast aluminum, the Ice Chaser achieves maximum durability and ultimate efficiency for use in all ponds. Made in the USA. Three year guarantee.
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Thermo Cube: Thermostatically Controlled Outlet

Thermo Cube is a device which, when plugged into a standard 120V AC electrical outlet, will automatically turn power on and off to any device plugged into it. This Thermo Cube will automatically turn on power when air temperature reaches approximately 35°F (2°C) and will turn off the power when the temperature exceeds approximatelly 45°F (7°C).
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100 Watt Energy Effecient De-Icer

  • Tested in Northern Wisconsin ponds down to -39° F
  • One year warranty
  • Not intended to heat water but rather to keep a hole open in the ice to allow harmful gases to escape
  • 12' power supply cord
  • Completely enclosed in plastic - no danger of heating element damaging liner!
  • These de-icers cost a little more than other de-icers, but the electrical savings will pay for itself in the first month!