Larvae in my pond

Hi - just spotted lots of these swimming about in my pond amongst my tadpoles but I've no idea whether I should be concerned.  They're tiny and move really quickly.  Can anyone identify them for me?

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Although they look very like teeny tiny tadpoles, close up they have little bits sticking out all along their sides.

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 58,670

    I think it's mosquito larvae - with any luck the tadpoles will eat most of them. 

     

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  • philippa smith2philippa smith2 Posts: 8,095

    Mosquito larvae.............your tads will eat them hopefullyimage

  • treehugger80treehugger80 Posts: 1,915

    mosquito larvae, and if the tadpoles don't eat them all once they emerge as adults they'll be eating you!

  • Gillian53Gillian53 Posts: 112
    Then the birds and bats will have 'em.
  • Harry 7Harry 7 Posts: 1

    Mosquito larvae

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