​​What to Do About Animals in Your Pool

Although our site is all about frogs, they are not the only animals that are often found in swimming pools or spas. Animals including frogs, toads, salamanders, mice, rats, squirrels and birds often fall into pools and die due to the lack of an escape access to the exterior of the pool. This problem can …

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Does Bleach Kill Frogs?

My grandparents had frogs on their property and, to my dismay, would use bleach to deter them from coming back.  I am glad they listened to me after I told them how cruel and inhumane this was.  Frogs can die due a slow death to bleach exposure and using bleach to deter or repel frogs …

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Does Salt Kill Frogs?

It is well-known that frogs generally inhabit freshwater spaces, such as ponds, marshes, and inland water bodies. My grandmother had frogs on her property and, to my dismay, would use salt to deter them from coming back. Using salt has become a popular method for deterring frogs. However, many amphibian lovers wonder if salt could …

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How To Get Rid Of Frog Eggs

Although amphibian enthusiasts adore frogs in the wild or in captivity, frogs can become a problem when they breed on private property. Since frogs lay hundreds or even thousands of eggs at a time, and finding them around your home, in your pool or pond can be incredibly concerning.  Frog eggs can be relocated to …

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Can Frogs Survive Saltwater?

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Frogs generally thrive in salt-free freshwater lakes, ponds, marshes, bogs, fens, and other clean sources of freshwater. The vast majority of amphibians have porous skin through which they breathe and drink, and so, unfortunately, saltwater can dehydrate and kill them. In 2015, scientists Hopkins and Brodie identified 124 frog species able to inhabit saltwater habitats. …

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Will Tap Water Kill Frogs?

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Although frogs are incredibly adept at surviving in various environments, their primary weakness is their highly sensitive and pourous skin. This weakness has led many amphibian enthusiasts to wonder what kind of water is safest for their well-being.  Tap water generally contains chlorine, ammonia and chloramines, which are extremely toxic to all amphibians. Such substances …

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5 Natural Frog Repellents That Work

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I love having frogs in my yard because they act as a natural mosquito repellant, but I understand that many people do not want them around. This especially makes sense if you have pets, small children or somewhat of a frog infestation. Fortunately, you do not need to kill the frogs to keep them away. …

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Why Are There Frogs in Your House?

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I cannot tell you the number of people who find frogs at their front door, tadpoles in their pool, or toads in their window wells. We seem to forget that we are on what was their territory first. But this does not mean you have to deal with frogs living in and around your home …

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How to Catch a Frog in Your House

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You know there is a frog on the loose in your home and are looking for expert tips on how to catch or trap the frog. You are in the right place! To catch or trap a frog that is lost in your home, you can use a paper towel and water to attract the …

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11 Ways to Keep Frogs Out of Your Pool

Frogs are attracted to water, and a worst-case scenario is for them to see your pool as their next home. Even though they do not pose significant health risks to humans, frogs, their tadpoles, or their eggs should not remain in your pool. Once you safely removed the frogs from your pool, you probably want …

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