The last Rabb’s tree frog died recently at Zoo Atlanta. It was the last of its species. Known only from forest around El Valle, Panama, the frog lived high in the canopy and bred in tree holes. In 2005, with the infectious chytrid fungus looming and nearby forest being cleared
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“We have a Red Eye that has been with us for about 3 months. He lives with 2 other White’s Dumpy’s. They have been what seems to be healthy up until the other day. The Red Eye has some pinkish clear sac like thing hanging from his rear end. Now
“We have had a female gray tree frog for over a year now. Within the last couple months it has developed a growth at the back right hind leg. Could you give us some incite as to what this may be. the tank is at 80 degrees and we have
“I am a nature lover and I work with kids. I am always bringing in critters in to show the kids and your site is very good about giving me info on some that I have found. Today, I had a parent bring in a very young gray tree frog.
“I was hoping you might be able to help. I have two American Green Tree Frogs (Spike and Froggie). Spike is extremely skinny. We feed her (I think she is a female because she does not “quack” whereas Froggie seems to “quack” non stop) 3-4 crickets every other day and
“Good morning, First I would like to say thank you! Your web site is wonderful, and I am sure helps a huge number of store bought as well as captured animals lead much happier, healthier lives!! I have owned several reptiles and amphibians in my life, and have recently purchased
“I am a homeschool mom of 4 frog loving children. I have purchased tree frogs from Petco, and the employees had no idea about them – last feed, age, etc. So, I have 2 green tree frogs and have no clue which feeding schedule to follow since they are different
Clown tree frogs make colorful terrarium inhabitants. They are seasonally imported and sporadically bred in captivity but because they are nocturnal and males can be noisy they are not a frog well-suited for all keepers.
Two species of gray tree frogs are common throughout much of North America and are often kept as pets within their native range. Though their name may make you think they are dull, gray tree frogs are not so.
Known by a handful of names (including Asian tree frog, banana tree frog, and common tree frog), the golden tree frog is a robust and active amphibian. They need a roomy well-ventilated enclosure with space to jump around.
Red-eyed tree frogs make good pets so long as you purchase well-started captive-bred frogs over an inch in length and provide the right environment. This includes a spacious ventilated enclosure with high humidity and moderate temperatures. Although they have a reputation for being difficult to keep, under the right conditions red-eyed tree frogs are actually quite hardy.
Also called dumpy tree frogs, White’s tree frogs are robust arboreal amphibians that make great pets. Captive-bred frogs are regularly available and come in a number of different color morphs.
“Hello, I have had a white’s treefrog for about 6 months now and he is very healthy, but the other day he scraped a chunk of skin off above his eye. It is not a large wound, but I was wondering if the is an amphibian equivalent of neosporin or
“hi there, would you know what species of frogs and toads can be placed in the same enclosure. The enclosure is pretty big and i already have fire belly toads and a tree frog together. they coexist very well but i would like other eye catching amphibians. “ You can place
Amazon milk frogs live high in the canopy of the rain forest. They breed in tree holes and their tadpoles complete metamorphosis without ever having touched ground. Milk frogs also make easy-to-care for pet amphibians.
Also called chubby frogs, Asian painted frogs are more active than they look, and at night they often climb around the terrarium. They are easily cared for and make ammusing pet amphibians.
The substrate of an enclosure is one of the most important aspects of housing reptiles and amphibians. This is an overview of available substrates and their best uses.
“This is my first vivarium I set up and don’t know where to go next. It’s a basic ten gallon tank and I used great stuff and black silicon for my background construction. I used gravel for the bottom, then a foam “lizard pad” to separate my gravel from the
Taking care of a reptile or amphibian can seem difficult or overwhelming and information about what to do in specific situations often isn’t covered in the average care sheet or book. What follows is a selection of emails I have received over the years. I have grouped these questions into
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“This is my first time having a living terrarium for my tree frogs. I plan on using gravel for my drainage and coconut fibers for my substrate. I’m also going to be using a variety of ferns, plants, and mosses. The only thing I can’t figure out is how to
Zoological institutions often recreate naturally occurring communities of reptiles and amphibians in large elaborate exhibits. Can a private hobbyist accomplish the same thing at home?
Explore ways to create tropical terrariums and learn about different substrates, backgrounds, and planting options.