Indoor overwinter tanks...


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Anyone have a story of horror or bliss about an indoor overwinter tank...And how good of an idea is it to set one up...
 
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Depends how cold your winters get and what type of pond you have. With forethought and the correct design most times the fish can just be left in the pond.

When I moved around 9 years ago, I had a customer that had a decent size eco pond that had to be removed for me to do my work. It was full of small juvenile koi (1-3") that I wintered over in a 150 gallon stock tank, until I built my pond the following spring. Had no issues, but it was just a one time thing, I was never planning on overwintering my pond fish indoors.
 

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I have a neighbor with a pond in his over sized work shop .It had concrete block and a liner and even mulch and plants .I wish I could find the pics of it I posted them here years ago .It was fantastic .But since they have sold and moved .
 
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Remember that when you set up an indoor aquatic environment (pond or aquarium), it can severely affect your home indoor humidity level.
Educate yourself about that or ask questions here first.
 
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yep I run a dehumidifier in the basement for my plants and tank .Plus my floors are insulated and then this membrane is placed to cover up the insulation .It is thick and tear resistant .
 

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