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Frog spawn?

I have a wildlife pond (oh, okay then so it is just a basin with some stones and plants in it but still...) and it looks like there is something resembling frog spawn in it. Very lazy or very hopeful amphibians? I've tried getting a photo but it won't work. 


  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,878

    no idea without seeing it. Unlikely but nothing's impossible. You'd need 2 frogs with faulty body clocks 

  • Will try again with the camera. Yeah, can't see two frogs both getting their dates wrong. Thanks :-)

  • The_herpetologistThe_herpetologist West YorksPosts: 481

    It's not frogspawn or any egg from a pond dwelling creature. It looks like algae with trapped air bubbles. The 'air' bubbles could be methane resulting from its slow decay or oxygen from its photosynthesis.

  • Top! Thank you so much. I shall go and see if I can set fire to it ;-) ( I jest!)

  • ClaringtonClarington Posts: 4,949

    Algae and bubbles I'm afraid. But fingers crossed for next spring.

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