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Re: Re:snow day


OMG - that's a LOT of fish woman!  I sure hope they are ok!

On 2/14/07, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> Yes, some do bring fish in... but where am I going to put hundreds of fish
> at?
> Some are in excess of 2 ft long?  My pond is 5ft deep, so it doesn't
> freeze
> solid and I do have a heater in it.  Problem is - drifting- It covered the
> pond in snow and buried the heater!  Did dig part of it out today, and the
> heater was working... just mounds of snow on top of it.  The problem is it
> also causes total darkness and the plants tend to suck the oxygen out of
> the
> water and oops...   My mother also has a pond but hers is not as deep and
> holds most of the fish.... I have been yelling since last spring to catch
> them
> and get rid of most.... she didn't.   We will see what happens....
>
> Donna
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: "TeichFlora@aol.com" <TeichFlora@aol.com>
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2007 2:54:40 PM
> Subject:
> [CHAT] Re:snow day
>
>
> Can't really relate to the amount of snow, etc.....and
> this might be really
> a dumb question.....but, don't most folks bring in the
> fish  for the winter to
> the basement into a temporary pond???  I know a few
> ponders that have done
> this for years, along with their tropical lilies,
> etc.  I just assumed most
> folks do this too.   What  about the de-icers and
> things like that which are to
> guard against losing  the fish, keeping an air
> hole open????
>
> Noreen
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast
>
> In a message dated 2/14/2007
> 11:03:21 AM Central Standard Time,
> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
>
> It has
> buried my patio furniture on the west side and even the
> pond is totally
> covered and over the bridge which I estimate makes it 3ft
> deep
> there
> too..(not good, gonna loose my fish!)..
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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