That's one thing I love about my new skimmer: it really pulls in the bugs! Old over the wall skimmer pulled in a week what new through wall skimmer pulls in one day. No floaties to be seen, except in the skimmer basket!
But I'd rather not find freakin' scorpions in the skimmer basket AT ALL!!!
Okay you can keep the snakes. I have a wooded hunting property in southern Ohio near the river. The kind of remote location where the banjo music starts when you turn onto the one lane gravel roads. I was down on my hands and knees staining the deck when a snake pokes his head up between the boards. We are nose to nose. I didn't know a little garter snake could look that big. Of course I didn't know I could scream that loud either.