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fish and frogs

Renfrewshire, United Kingdom Gb

What do you think about keeping goldfish in a pond that you're also hoping to have frogs in? I'd like to get some goldfish, but I wonder if they eat tadpoles or spawn?



Once the fish get over a certain size, they do indeed eat the tadpoles.

29 Jun, 2009


Yes, I saw mine munching on the occasional tadpole when we lived in Essex. But there are soooooooo many tadpoles from one bunch of frogspawn that it will be a case of "survival of the fittest (and fastest)" so - if frogs like your environment - frogs there will be.

30 Jun, 2009


male frogs will 'clamp' onto smaller fish and cause damage/death to the fish during the spawning season. but once the fish are big enough its not a problem.

30 Jun, 2009


i shouldnt worry to much realy.if you get toad spawn instead they arnt quite so tasty and the adults arnt quite so livley so all good.

30 Jun, 2009

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