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What Unusual Animals Live In Your Pond !
February 21, 2008
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geordie John
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Now then,
Just thought I'd ask as I've heard some Corys and Mollies have lived for a few years in local ponds and last year I put a few guppies in mine to try and control all the mozzies which were enjoying my garden. I ended up with hundreds of guppies ,theyd done more than tollerate it ! unfortunately I couldnt catch them and its been a tad cold over the last few days .
All the best,
G.J.

February 25, 2008
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I had white clouds outside in a plastic container for a summer when I was a nipper. No filter, I just threw them in with loads of Elodea and ended up with loads of fry too. John, did those guppies survive the winter?? /ohmy.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":o" border="0" alt="ohmy.gif" />

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February 25, 2008
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QUOTE(Matt @ Feb 25 2008, 08:57 PM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
I had white clouds outside in a plastic container for a summer when I was a nipper. No filter, I just threw them in with loads of Elodea and ended up with loads of fry too. John, did those guppies survive the winter?? /ohmy.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":o" border="0" alt="ohmy.gif" />


Hi Matt,
Its still a bit cold to get anything up from the depths of the pond but I'd be quite suprised if any of the young produced in the pond survived last week !
I also put a couple of large terrapins in last year expecting to see them basking on my cobbles or decking and retreating to the water only when disturbed LoL .I used to see one about every 3 days when looking from an upstairs window .It was rarer still to see both at the same time !
All the best,
G.John

February 26, 2008
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And they're both dead as well do you think mate or hibernating?

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May 13, 2008
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what temperatures do you have there? got a small reservoir and was thinking of putting guppies in it

May 13, 2008
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Hi Malti I think you have it a bit warmer than we do /tongue.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":p" border="0" alt="tongue.gif" /> Up in the north of England most ponds freeze during the winter. I'd say you could easily have guppies outdoors in Malta, just be sure there's no chance of them getting into natural waters as they can be incredibly invasive.

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May 13, 2008
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Apart from middlesbrough where the smog keeps the ponds lovely and warm /biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":D" border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" />

May 13, 2008
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QUOTE(Matt @ May 13 2008, 01:52 PM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi Malti I think you have it a bit warmer than we do /tongue.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":p" border="0" alt="tongue.gif" /> Up in the north of England most ponds freeze during the winter. I'd say you could easily have guppies outdoors in Malta, just be sure there's no chance of them getting into natural waters as they can be incredibly invasive.

no problem of freezing here...more a problem of drying up than anything else. Unless it rains excessively there's no way they'll get into natural waters...mmm most they can travel too is my horse's drinking bowl /laugh.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid="Laugh" border="0" alt="laugh.gif" />

May 13, 2008
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QUOTE(dunc @ May 13 2008, 01:58 PM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
Apart from middlesbrough where the smog keeps the ponds lovely and warm /biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":D" border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" />

I knew smog was good for something! will mention it to my Health Environmental Lecturer... /laugh.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid="Laugh" border="0" alt="laugh.gif" />

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Apparently in Middlesbrough the local council issue emergency "smog inhalers" for those wanting to leave the area for any reason /laugh.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid="Laugh" border="0" alt="laugh.gif" />

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May 13, 2008
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QUOTE(Matt @ May 13 2008, 05:56 PM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
Apparently in Middlesbrough the local council issue emergency "smog inhalers" for those wanting to leave the area for any reason /laugh.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid="Laugh" border="0" alt="laugh.gif" />


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