What is your water temperature?

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    I thought there were previous threads on this but I couldn't find them.
    At the end of May, my pond water is still only 38f/3c.
    It will be a while for me before I see much activity in my pond.
     
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    Mine was 74, then went back down to 45, now crawling back up to 63F / 17.2C today.
     
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    DutchMuch Lord Of The Aquascapes!

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    75 during the day 65 nighttime (this is my aquaponics system)
     
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    Those are some big swings in your size pond addy. How long did it take for your pond to swing that much?
     
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    I have a small aquaponics system also. Mine is indoors. 59f/15c
     
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    It does not take long to go down in temps. We were up in the 80-almost 90, then dove back down into low 40's, high 30's. With the bog running that is a lot of surface area that cools quickly and flows back into the pond. Once it starts to warm it takes longer to crawl back up in temperature. It was in early April we went back down into the low 40's. Then a few days of frost warnings. Recently we have had no sun, just lots of rain and cooler than normal temps, in the low 60's.

     
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    mine is at 70 at one end and 68 at the other end and guessing it is just the thermometers .Guessing after 80's next 2 days and sun it will go up .When it was raining it was down to 50 degrees
     
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    sissy, we need to convince Colleen to get a water thermometer. She gets such different results in her pond than I do. I'm convinced it's because of water temperature.
    Surely the dollar store sells pool water thermometers.:p
     
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    I buy those giant ones there ,they are not for the pond but can be used to check temps .My water down deep is at 74 degrees and guessing that is heat coming off the septic tank .Not sure about the other side of the pond .I can't find the thermometer .The end close to the septic tank looks like it is at 74 degrees ,I think ,can't see it good
     
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    Mine were 65-66 till I skimmed off the fairy moss. Now water temps are 74-76.
     
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    June 1st, 57f/14c.
    Plants are still struggling to get growing here.
     
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    My pond is small, so it's pretty much whatever temperature the air is. I believe it was in the 90's yesterday. Luckily nothing living in it seems to mind.
     
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    Water temperature was 64 degrees in my pond today. It is cooler than normal for this time of year.
     
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    Crawled back up to 74F
     
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    Mine almost hit 70 yesterday, but with temps in the high 40's, low 50's at night, it drops considerably each night since it is above ground and only 425 gallons. My water hyacinth looks terrible. I'm not as concerned about this as I am my little tomatoes. They'll never grow with these unseasonable low night time temps. :mad:
     
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    July 1st, 57F.
    No change from last month.
     
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    7/1 82F right now
     
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    77 degrees outside, pond in the shade and water temperature is 70 degrees.

    150 gallon stock tank is in full sun at the moment and is 80 degrees.
     
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    95 outside, heat index 102f, pond temp climbed up to 84F
     
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    Yesterday.... 75 F Midmorning... Air was mid 80s. Pond is shaded and bog running.
     
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