Pond Breather 34.99/ now 17.99! on sale now

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    Holy cow, thanks addy and sissy.
    I think they're about $175.00 up here.
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    Wow! You busted their site @addy1 ! Clicked on the link and it says the site is temporarily down. haha!
     
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    Perfect, just ordered mine thanks Sissy and Addy
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    Thanks to @sissy She is a great sale finder!
     
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    Wow Sissy. Just ordered mine today, and they are only $17.99. Not sure how long for. I also went through the clearance section, and picked up a few other bits I needed. Again thanks for the heads up.
     
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    I just grabbed 2 for 17.99 each less 10% with a coupon.
    Are we missing something?
    This is what they're advertised for up here.


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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    I should have waited! I have two spares so not ordering any more..............

    Amazon has them at 79 right now.

    I don't have a clue on the low price, except it is summer and they are not needed right now.
     
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    I just grabbed one for $17.49 and added the 10 % off coupon. I also needed Pond Prime, so qualified for free shipping !

    @MitchM , now you've GOT to get the pond ready before winter....you're all set :)
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    When I first bought them, they were listed at discontinued. Maybe we at the GPF saved the company!
     
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    Discontinued?
    Hopefully it's not one of those products that works well but people don't understand how it works.
    I couldn't believe some of the reviews I read from Amazon.
    Or maybe there's a new design coming out.
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    This was years ago. I bought it anyway. Back when you first posted about it. Paid 49 per for my first two.
     
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    How exactly does this thing work? I'm a little confused. It pumps water up out of the pond? I've always used the K&H deicers. The one I have now is 250 watts. That device only uses 40 watts.
     
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    I'm sure some else can explain it more scientifically than me....my understanding is the small pump which hangs below the water in a plastic cage, pumps the water above the water surface ( there is a heat tape to keep water from freezing ) and then the water returns to the pond.

    This accomplishes 2 things, aeration as it disturbs the water's surface and keeps a hole open in the ice - snow, to allow for gas exchange.
     
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    I just ordered a backup one for $17.49 - 10%. Lighting was 75% off so ordered 2 24led lights.
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    I have been using it for the past 4ish years. Our pond at times freezes over solid and deep. I have not loss fish since I started using it. That is what I like!
     
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    Wow that's cheap! If I did not live with such harsh winters with big KOI, then I would try one at that price!
     
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    Right, it only heats up the water that is pumped with the small pump rather than indiscriminately heating water all around the deicer heating element.
     
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    I really hate to hoard things, but I couldn't pass it up for the price. Bought the dogs some treats so I got free shipping too. Thanks for letting us know!
     
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