Lookin for goldfish population control


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Surprised your greenfrogs bother. All of mine (lots and lots) literally ignore anything IN the water, including worms that fall next to them in an inch of water, but will swim out 5' to chase a worm that was tossed and landed on tall piece of grass, then jump up to snag it. They definitely seem to favor above-water stuff and near shore bugs/worms/slugs etc.. Or maybe the poor baby frog that forgets to play statue on a lily pad.... maybe it has to do with food availability?

Your fish..... use a net and catch. Run a craigslist ad and sell them to people wanting pond fish ;)
 
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I was never any good at beating around the bush. Its straight forward with both feet and lay it on the line .
 
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Can anyone actually confirm their frogs actively attack fish by swimming after them? What I've seen with green frogs, is they are ambushers that use a sit and wait strategy and believe bull frogs are the same? At night, my local greens would hop around the pond's perimeter, looking for insects from what I could tell. During the day, anything IN the water they ignored unless it was on the surface or bounced on a lily pad they were hiding under. I have MANY minnows now and those get ignored (one swam too close to a green frog and it actually fled from the minnow despite being an adult frog)

I've seen many comments about frogs eating things, but have yet to see any actually chase IN the water, so don't think they'd make a good in-water predator? They will chase or make an effort out of the water including jumping up to get worms tossed in high grasses. But I've tossed worms at frogs in 1-2" of water where they were sitting, and they always struggle as they can't strike it.
 

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