Frog Pond

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  1. Sueben

    Sueben New Member

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    Looking to create a frog pond at the kindergarten where i teach. Any tips please.
     
  2. meako

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    Local council or Dept Edu....might...be able to put you onto a frogpondscaper....Mt Kiera School nsw may still have details of the guy who did ours many years ago....
    Depending on location....if you build it (and plant the right plants) they will come.
     
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    Currently looking at my frog pond, which has a fat male pobblebonk croaking happily in it.

    My pond is a 350l pre-fabricated pond, which has a variety of plants - all bought from bunnings. The plant is surrounded in lush plant-life, and I have seen at least 3 frogs in it in the past week.
    Be sure to include an easy-to-get-out-of ramp, so no frogs drown. I use a small natural log slanting up one side. Filtration is not required given there is enough plant life, but what movement is a good idea to prevent insect and mosquitos breeding.
    No fish - they'll eat the eggs.

    I recommend a mixture of swamp and floating plants - underwater plants are optional, but do provide good hiding places for tadpoles.
     

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