Leaves v Frogs

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    James_Pond

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    Due to horrendous weather in Scotland and the fact I work away during the week, I have not had chance to clear the leaves from my pond.

    It's my plan for this weekend.

    Could this activity cause a problem for any spawning frogs? I assume I'm better to dive in asap and clear the leaves so they can do their stuff.
     
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    I think they will adapt just fine to whatever you throw their way. Nature has built them to survive!

    I was shifting around some lily pots the other day and stirred up a couple of nice, big green frogs. They found a new spot to hide!
     
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    I thought it would be ok. Just wanted to check. If I came across frogspawn that was already there, I presume I would still be able to clear leaves without destroying or disturbing that?
     
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    Frogs will hide in the leaves. you should be good.
     
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    No rush, leaves are very slow to decompose. Good cover when the heron starts being nosey
     
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    James do you have any fish in your pond please ?
    If so be careful that the frogs don't try to grasp them around the gills which they can in the throws of passion killing the fish through suffercation.

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