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How long can fish stay frozen in a pond?

Asked: Nicholas Geoffrion, Last Updated:

If your pond only freezes over for a day or two, your fish should be fine, but if the entire pond surface is frozen for more than a few days (or even weeks), you'll need to take measures to break the ice. That being said, even a small opening in the ice can be enough to allow CO2 and waste to escape.

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