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Postby Jacksparrow » Sun Jun 01, 2014 7:23 pm

My Tadpoles continue to grow but as yet I haven't seen one with legs. :frog:
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Re: TADPOLES

Postby Kev » Sun Jun 01, 2014 8:11 pm

There were loads in the ponds in the forest where I was today. No legs on them that I could see either.
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Re: TADPOLES

Postby Jacksparrow » Sun Jun 01, 2014 9:28 pm

I have read somewhere that it is the presence of iodine in the water that governs the rate that the Tadpoles mature. Mine usually do mature but sometimes it is getting towards autumn before they try to leave the pond.
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Re: TADPOLES

Postby Robin » Wed Jun 04, 2014 10:20 pm

Gosh! Legless again R :)
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Re: TADPOLES

Postby Placido » Wed Jun 04, 2014 10:25 pm

:waving: Hello Robin - how did you get through the defences ?!?! :smash: :wife:
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Re: TADPOLES

Postby Robin » Wed Jun 04, 2014 10:34 pm

I'm getting better at it! :)
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Re: TADPOLES

Postby Jacksparrow » Thu Jun 12, 2014 8:23 pm

I spent a little while on Tadpole watch today in my wildlife pond. I now have a full range of development stages. Some have no legs, others have two and few have four. I didn't see any ready to leave the pond as they all still had a long tail. :frog:
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Re: TADPOLES

Postby Placido » Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:31 pm

Glad that some have sprouted legs at last, Jacksparrow - must be the warm weather :)
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Re: TADPOLES

Postby Jacksparrow » Thu Jun 19, 2014 7:36 pm

I had my first Froglet today. It had found a nice cool place under my barby which I was moving to access something else. Mrs JS relocated it to a place of safety. :)
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Re: TADPOLES

Postby Placido » Thu Jun 19, 2014 8:46 pm

Carnivorous froglet - hotdogs all round ........
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