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Pond Sock Life...

Postby Zathras » Tue Sep 09, 2014 6:13 pm

In an effort to reduce the pond algae we are trying barley straw socks as previously discussed here.

Interestingly, one of them has already become home to something - not seen our guest out of its hole yet, any guesses?

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Re: Pond Sock Life...

Postby Dexter's Shed » Tue Sep 09, 2014 6:29 pm

water vole, rat ??
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Re: Pond Sock Life...

Postby Zathras » Tue Sep 09, 2014 6:41 pm

Dexter's Shed wrote:water vole, rat ??

My first guess was rat, my partner guessed vole...

We're going to keep an eye to see if we can spot it, might set-up a camera while we're camping next.
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Re: Pond Sock Life...

Postby Wendelspanswick » Tue Sep 09, 2014 8:45 pm

I reckon it's a Common Sock Weevil, I have had one in my sock drawer for years and it's ruined loads of pairs. Its a cunning devil though as I have never spotted it.
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Re: Pond Sock Life...

Postby smojo » Wed Sep 10, 2014 7:50 am

I reckon it's a family of miniature Eastern Europeans, they get everywhere :twisted:
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Re: Pond Sock Life...

Postby SitkaSpruce » Tue Oct 14, 2014 6:23 pm

Brought its own Buxton supply too. Must be from Derbyshire
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