How To Get Rid of Frogs

By Subodh / May 10, 2009

Frogs as everyone knows are very helpful for the ecosystem. They help to keep the check on the population of mosquitoes and small insects that thrive in rivers, ponds, creeks and lakes. Frogs helps to control the population of those insects that bring about diseases and allergies in human beings. Thus, the frogs are very useful for our environment. This is also the reason why many people keep frogs as pets. Frogs generally do not harm anyone but when they go out of control you will have to face a big problem. The only problem with frogs is that they make lot of noise and multiply very fats. They multiply so fast that within a short period of time their own population becomes so large that it becomes impossible to control them. Thus if you do not ant such a huge population of frogs thriving at your house, then here are certain ways to get rid of them:

Do not harm the frogs:

Killing of the frogs in inhuman way will result into large loss not for the frog itself but also for the environment. A small group of frogs is always beneficial but when this small group turns out to be large then think of the ways to start getting rid of them before they could enter your homes and disturb you. But remember that you should get rid of them in a human and a nice way.

Kill the insects and not the frogs:

Frogs feed on small insects and mosquitoes. If you have frog infestation then the chances might be that you have insect’s infestation. By getting rid of these insects will automatically help you in getting rid of frogs. Here are certain ways to get rid of insects:

Use organic insecticides:

if you use chemical insecticides then you might along with insects also kill frogs. Not only this, chemical insecticides can also spoil your environment. Thus use organic or natural insecticides for getting rid of small insects.

Keep water flowing: insects and mosquitoes mostly thrive on stagnant water. Thus if you have water flowing then you have less chances of insects coming in that area.

Get rid of insect nests and breeding ground: if you see an insect nest anywhere in your locality then get rid of it as soon as possible. This will ultimately help you in getting rid of frogs.

Enlist the help of a professional

If you do not wish to do any of the above on your own you can always take help of a professional beekeeper to do it for you. They specialize in it so they are more capable of doing the job smoothly. And for that you need not invest into buying any equipment. They would just charge a nominal fee and you can easily get rid of them.

Other methods to get rid of frog are to build a net fence, spray hot water on them or use citric acid or caffeine formulations. Thus by the use of above methods you can get rid of frogs.