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Reptile visitor to my pond

Discussion in 'Water Features' started by Grn Mtn, Feb 25, 2006.

  1. Grn Mtn

    Grn Mtn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 863

    One rainy day back in the summer I was looking out at my pond and thought something looked out of place....

  2. nephilim0167

    nephilim0167 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 144

    :waving: Gotta love it! I was once hedging back some overgrown ornamental grass and as I put the hedger down a little gecko crawled out from inside the grass. He was about 1" away from losing his head. I love this line of work 8]
  3. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Posts: 3,010

    great pic! that one ought to be on a publication about ponds or something.

    but...uhhh...the animal in question is not a replile. it is an amphibian......

    GEO :waving:

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Posts: 5,137

    we know who the boss of that pond is
  5. Grn Mtn

    Grn Mtn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 863

    Ahhh crap your right:weightlifter: Yeah but how many people would have looked at the thread if I said it that way:laugh:

    The picture would have been even better if some of the 6 Comit(sp?) Gold Fish were at the surface.
  6. Pro-Scapes

    Pro-Scapes LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,181

    hey do you have that picture uncompressed ? my wife has decorated our bathroom in frogs and would like to print and frame that picture to add to her others.
  7. scoots93

    scoots93 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 1

    How many gallons is your pond? I like the picture of the frog. I hope we end up with some this year. I just build by pond last year in the Spring. I have 10 Koi. No frogs yet. I am located in Pa. I am trying to find a good vacuum for the pond. What would you recommend? I plan on purchasing the pondomatic xl pond vacuum. Do you think this is a good purchase for my size pond. It is 20 feet long by 9 feet wide and 2 and a half feet deep. I have a short stream the turns into a waterfall, and a bog up top by the filter.

    Nice to meet you.
  8. Grn Mtn

    Grn Mtn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 863

    Check your PM's
  9. Grn Mtn

    Grn Mtn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 863

    Small pond, 90 gallons.

    Give it time, the frogs will come.

    No vacuums for me, ponds too small. Just try to keep it eco-balanced and go overboard on a pump and filter. I keep it running year-round and the only fish I've lost is to a Heron.

    I clean the filters, have snails, LOTS of plants, and scoop out leaves with a rake. maybe once a week feed the fish if I remember.
  10. pondfishr

    pondfishr LawnSite Member
    Posts: 115

    That frog is really onto something. Great picture....

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