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here to see our selection of Pond Animals.
Fish aren’t the only creatures that live in a pond. There are
various types of pond
animals which will breathe life into your pond. Some of the most
popular pond animals include: frogs, toads, dragonflies, snakes, turtles,
mosquitoes, snails, tadpoles, and beetles. The most important thing
to consider before purchasing any pond animal is if they will be compatible
with your other pond life (fish, plants, etc.). Do some research before
you buy or your pond animals may wind up eating all of your beautiful
Another thing to consider when buying a pond animal is the benefits
of certain animals. For example, snails and tadpoles will eat algae,
which is a great natural way to keep your pond healthy. Again, research
the animal you are interested in before buying it to see if it has the
qualities to improve your pond.
Don’t forget to think about winter when purchasing your pond
animals. Most frogs and turtles are able to survive buried under dirt
at the bottom of the pond but not all animals can do that. Some animals
will need to be brought inside for the winter while others, like mosquitoes
will die and need to be purchased again when the snow thaws. If one
of your pond animals should die remove it immediately and check your
ammonia and nitrite levels. Leaving a dead animal in your pond can lead
to more dead animals if not removed quickly.
Pond animals are a lot of fun but many factors must be taken into consideration
before you purchase them. With the right mixture of plants, fish and
other pond animals you will have an incredible water garden utopia!