We recently moved into this house and "inherited" what could be a nice
little pond. Trouble is, the previous owner hasn't cleaned it out or done
anything to it since about July last year and it's a right mess of dead
plants and blanketweed, but also now getting new growth on plants as well.
It really needs a good cleanout but the fish all seem healthy and happy and
there are also frogs and tadpoles living in there as well - in fact, I think
it's because the tadpoles have found some great places to hide that they are
still alive and we don't want to disturb them.
What's the best option - clean up and disturb the wildlife, hoping they'll
settle down again or just leave well alone?
Some photo's here (each about 1Mb in size so anyone on dial-up rather than
(a frog popped it's head up for this