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Does anyone have an idea what these guys are? 

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  • SandygardenSandygarden Posts: 104
    Loo looks like mosquito larvae 😟
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 60,501
    edited June 2019
    Think they’re baby mozzies. 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • Oh really? how do I get rid of it? There's plenty of tadpoles in there and we will be introducing fish in the next couple of weeks, should they eat them or is there something else I should be doing?
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 60,501
    They'll eat them for you 😊 
    The fish will probably eat the tadpoles too ☹️ 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • Good stuff, thank you :)
    There's plenty of nooks and crannies for the tads to hide so hopefully the fish won't scoff the lot! 
  • JellyfireJellyfire SuffolkPosts: 741
    Depending what fish you get they will get scoffed up in no time. As will everything else. If you want to keep some of the wildlife then apparently shubumpkins are the best bet for coexisting with tadpoles, dragonfly and the like, they eat mozzies still though 
  • philippa smith2philippa smith2 Posts: 8,381
    You can also try a temporary pond for your Tads - grow them on a bit and give them a fighting chance in the main pond
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