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We have an inground swimming pool that we haven't used in a few years (it's just too expensive for us to maintain at the present time).

Well it's almost June and the frogs are a' plenty. Our pool (covered, but with a top layer of about 2ft of water over the tarp) has become a pond/swamp for these little critters, and at night the sound is keeping us up (and our neighbors) all night long.

I'm tempted to start routinely dumping chlorine into the water that's on top of the tarp, but that will get almost as expensive as...maintaining a swimming pool ;-).

There really isn't anything we can do about the water on top of the tarp. All we have to keep the tarp sitting on top of the pool are a bunch of cinder blocks that weigh it down. In between the blocks the frogs can slip under the tarp and get access to the main pool anyways.

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I've heard cats like frogs, they're typically light enough to walk over pool covers too :-P – Jason May 10 '13 at 1:58
Frogs actually keep mosquitoes and other bugs down and are not as messy as outdoor cats ^- Get a cat and your going to have mouse, frog, and bird heads/guts at your front door all the time as 'presents'. – Jeff May 10 '13 at 2:29
Put some mesh tight on top of it? Water will flow through but it will keep animals out if fine enough mesh. – Steven May 10 '13 at 3:11
Do nothing. Mosquito's are way worse than frogs. Don't you like the songs of frogs? – TugboatCaptain May 10 '13 at 21:06

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