|I did not know that!|
The fish winter over just fine in the pond provided they have an open hole to release the gases from their waste. The same reason you never keep the covers over your head if you pass gas in bed. I apologize for that mental image.
I tried it again four or five more times. I am nothing if not determined. Harumpf. I give up. Left Brain can deal with this I muttered as I shuffled into the house.
But it's an outdoor cord I argued, and then he pointed out that's not the same as being under water. I suppose he has a point there.
I'm so glad we have a ground fault circuit for these kinds of situations or there'd be lots of goldfish floating on the top of the water...as well as a towel clad Queen Jester laid out on the patio.
Long Live the Queen of Underwater Electricity