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Removing tadpoles from pool

Discussion in 'Regional Topics & Requests' started by Melis, May 27, 2018.

  1. Turtulas-Len

    Turtulas-Len Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    I’ve been trying! We had 2 pool companies come out. Both said we don’t have to drain, just needs lots of chemicals. So I was thankful to see a bunch start to transform. Ive been scooping out the others and putting them in a tank on my deck. Will be transporting them to a new home this weekend :)
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    You are doing a good deed!
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    ZEROPILOT Well-Known Member TFO Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    Boy.
    They're about ready to hop.
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    Turtulas-Len Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Nice Job, Have you seen any adult frogs around ? I usually get some frogs in my turtle pond but haven't seen one yet this year. I think they don't need my little pond because of all the rain we've had this spring.
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    Yay, so glad to see them doing well and set free.
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    Just some grays. But this is the first spring in our new house, so I’m not sure what’s common around here yet.
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    Do you need a frog fix? Maybe I can help! : )
    I LOVE that these little frogs are getting relocated instead of destroyed! Awesome!

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    That is so cool! Glad you could release them.
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    Cain toads. UGH!
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    A toad is a toad is a toad.... love em!
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    Pool is starting to look like a pool! But they won’t stop laying eggs in it :/
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    Wow, I can't believe they would still be getting in there. Like Zeropilot asked, are you putting chemicals in it?
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    Yeah we had to put a lot of chemicals in it to clear it since it was so swampy. We didn’t know they were still getting in it until we saw the skimmers filled with eggs this morning. I wish there was something I could do to keep them from laying eggs in it :/
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    It’s a pretty piece of property but that’s just crazy! Good luck! I will be interested to see how you resolve this issue.
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    Thank you! We absolutely love it here. The House has a lot more work to do, but I will be excited when that’s done so I can focus time to preparing for a new tort! The fiancé needed lots of garage room for his hobby, I was excited for the 3.5 acres so plenty of room for my “hobby” E72F3F18-6CB9-4AAC-9062-DA5CDCE2AA40.jpeg
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    Wow....nice piece of land. When’s the Open House welcome party? Make everyone skim for eggs to take home.
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