Black spots with jelly like stuff around it


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What is this I found it at the edge of my pond around some grass looking plant it's only n this one spot of the pond should I be worried
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The frogs had a party! laying eggs
 

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Depends on what type you have around. We have green frogs, mainly, also tree frogs, toads, they all lay eggs in the pond. They look like what you are seeing.
 

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Well I would watch and see, if it were me.

What other water laying type critters do you have around, where are you?
 

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Keep us updated! This is interesting. My frogs, toads, etc lay their eggs around April/May
 

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Watch for them to start wiggling, as the eggs hatch you will see little pieces of dirt wiggling. Then you get a tad pole. They usually stay near the surface for a bit and then head deeper.

Maybe try to take some real close ups of a few of the eggs. They do seem to hatch pretty quickly. So keep a eye on them.
 
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Watch for them to start wiggling, as the eggs hatch you will see little pieces of dirt wiggling. Then you get a tad pole. They usually stay near the surface for a bit and then head deeper.

Maybe try to take some real close ups of a few of the eggs. They do seem to hatch pretty quickly. So keep a eye on them.
There literally black dots surrounded by this jelly shit the black dots don't have there own personal round jelly stuff around it it's around all of the ten million black dots
 
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Watch for them to start wiggling, as the eggs hatch you will see little pieces of dirt wiggling. Then you get a tad pole. They usually stay near the surface for a bit and then head deeper.

Maybe try to take some real close ups of a few of the eggs. They do seem to hatch pretty quickly. So keep a eye on them.
Someone told me it's algae
 

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That is a possibility, I have never seen algae look like that. Take a black dot and see what it looks like when you squish it.
That is how my frog eggs look like. But smaller, black dots with jelly stuff all around them
 
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That is a possibility, I have never seen algae look like that. Take a black dot and see what it looks like when you squish it.
That is how my frog eggs look like. But smaller, black dots with jelly stuff all around them
I hope so I'm freaking out
 
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aww don't freak out, if it is in a pond it is usually something natural!
Ya I just don't want an infestation of something bad it's bad enough I gotta figure out how to get rid of all these damn baby bluegills there is way to many of those how do I get rid of those
 

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Minnow trap? @mrsclem made a pvc frame with netting that she used to trap baby koi etc.
 
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No clue on that, look up what baby blue gills look like vs baby bass
 

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