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Re: Water based anti-fouling in the Chesapeake

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Originally Posted by Ajax_MD View Post
We put bubblers/ice eaters in the water at my dock. This is essentially a weighted, submersible electric motor with a propeller on it that circulates warmer water from below, to the surface. The constant motion also reduces or prevents freezing.

My boat sits in its own, private pool of liquid water all winter. The bubblers also protect the pier from "pile jacking" caused by ice lifting the pilings out as the tide rises and lowers.
We use a bubbler also. This year it never went on but for 1 week


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