Tadpoles

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    talal101

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    No problem addy, I keep trying to perfect it for the last 4 years but this year I am determined to get it looking as nice and picturesque as yours
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    Haunt the nurseries tlc shelves, end of season sales, plant almost dead sale, that is what I do to keep the $$'s down. OW I could not afford my obsession with plants, ponds and critters.........laughing
     
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    Hahah I deffinately agree
     
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    sissy sissy

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    hey I've even dug some up I see on the side of some of the back roads here
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    Calling the plant police!
     
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    sissy sissy

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    ok but considering how long it takes the police to get anywhere here I will be home planted it made a cup of coffee and be sitting on the front porch before they even think about going there ..No houses nearby free plants free rocks and what ever else might be free lol.Here you can drive some back roads and not see a house for miles so I'm saving the plant from dieing all alone and sad with no water or food poor thing lol
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    Well at least happy non homeless plants
     
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    sissy sissy

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    yep call me the adopter live to save to make it pretty again lol .Someone else's junk is someone else's treasure Hey I even went to the dump the other week and someone tossed houseplants in really nice pots too .Guess what they are now getting love on my front porch trash to living
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Gosh I wish we had a dump to scrounge through............all we have is a stupid transfer station w/ gestapo guards. I remember the good old days when we lived in a really small town w/ a big landfill dump.............all kinds of treasures to be had :lol:
     
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    Welcome, Marge!

    I was given tadpoles in a jar two years ago in the summer. They were about as big as a pencil eraser with a tail. I dropped five of them in and didn't see them again for months. The next spring when I spotted three they had grown as big as a quarter with a tail. Over the summer they grew legs but I lost track of one. By fall there were two frogs. Depending on the frog you have (mine are green frogs) they can be tadpoles a long time. They are probably under a pot or rock or some small crevice trying to stay alive.

    Joanie
     
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    You older types won't get this, but that last post has me screaming "Welcome to the jungle!" in my mind. lol
     
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    sissy sissy

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    hey I think I saw a monkey and elephant oops wrong chihuahua and pitbull lol oh well think I need new glasses or darn strong drink to correct the eyesight
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    We may be older but I like to say "We are aged to perfection" and we do know what's going on in the world especially when we have raised teenagers who loved Guns and Roses..........I actually love that song myself but I haven't got the foggiest idea of what it has to do w/ frogs other than they live in the jungle :smile:

    [ame]
     
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    Touché! You rule! lmao
     
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    sissy sissy

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    jw and addy need to ask ? pond deicer got it today and I'm not sure it's working at all put in cold water for over half an hour so far and the coils do not even feel warm or does it take longer for them to warm up it is 750 watts .I never had a pond deicer before but after these past 2 winters thought I better get one never know what next year will be like
     
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    sissy sissy

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    It says on paper it is a thermo pond that will trn on and off and keep an ice free area
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    I never had a deicer either sissy. I was going to get one once but decided it wasn't necessary cuz when I put the airstone and the bubblers in the pond they kept the holes in the ice open nicely. Our weather doesn't stay that cold long either :confused:
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Sissy, I think I have read that the temp of the water must be really cold to get those to come on...........maybe try putting it in water full of ice cubes :confused:
     
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    sissy sissy

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    I didn't really want to get one but after this past winter and hearing all the comments on here about making the bottom water as cold as the top .I thought I would try it out ok ice maker full I will try that thank you
     
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    sissy sissy

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    you were right jw took ice out put it in fish tank with ice and water a few seconds later it was on and melting ice got it at pet mountain for 30.40 cents not bad I guess
     
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