Winter is coming . . .

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One of those questions thats bound to get the same few answers. Its really something you should consider based upon where you live, how long a typical outage lasts for you and what size tank/tanks you have to support. Theres really no one size fits all answer.

For me and my two tanks a few battery backup air stones and car battery inverter as a worst case are all I need. I generally only lose power once or twice a year for under an hour though. We have our own local utility in town so repairs are made very quickly. If I was one town over or lived in a place that could be out for days I’d take very different precautions.
 

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At the minimum get the airator battery boxes they sell for keeping bait alive and stock up on batteries for it. I lasted an outage that was almost a week during this summer doing that. For the heat I have a space blanket I can throw over the tank to try and insulate it.
 
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