Forum home Wildlife gardening

What's in my pond?

Can anyone identify these little pond critters? Loads have turned up in my barrel pond! 


  • Sazz101Sazz101 Posts: 245
    Sorry to say, mosquito larvae. Good food for wildlife! 
  • Pete.8Pete.8 Posts: 11,288
    they look like gnat larvae.
    They have a small breathing tube at the surface and soon as you approach they wiggle away to the depths until it's safe again

    Billericay - Essex

    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • Julia1983Julia1983 Posts: 139
    Ahh ok, theres a fair few bats around here so I'll leave them be!   :D
  • tui34tui34 Posts: 3,438

    A good hoeing is worth two waterings.

Sign In or Register to comment.