Spiders! Good or Bad?

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    So I have a bunch of spiders all over my pond. They are in my plants- and I am wondering if they ate my fry. Are they okay to leave or how to I get rid of them? P2190074.JPG P2190075.JPG P2190077.JPG
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    I leave them, some of mine are over 3 inches, they are part of the ecosystem.
     
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    Agree with addy1, leave them.
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Me too, spiders are our friends that eat bad bugs and more than likely the fish will eat some of them.
     
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    I think if you were even able to eliminate all of your spiders you would notice a lot more annoying bugs like gnats, mosquitoes, etc. all over the place.
     
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    here bats are more important bug catchers .I put bat houses up to keep them around .Spiders can go or stay as long as they stay away from me and out of my house .
     
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    Thanks everyone. Will leave them.
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    They will be your friends for life upload_2017-7-30_8-8-22.gif
     
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    i want to make spiders my friend all my life but they runaway :(
     
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    Don't think I would go that far.
     
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