Well it finally happened this morning. I woke up to the sight of one of my tadpoles up out of the water on the side of the cup. I let out a quick scream and then promptly started setting up my grow-out tank. This past weekend was pretty busy with my brother’s graduation party so…… Continue reading Grow-Out Tank!
Happy FRIDAY!! I have pictures for today! Here are some pictures of my little froglets all growing up! They like to rummage through the leaves to find supper! They are such a pretty color! Now onto some tadpole pictures! One tadpole has both little arms free and the other is still working on his…… Continue reading Photo Friday!
Steve & I saw this commercial on tv last night and thought it was perfect! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50U5fLlQvIg I should have more pictures to post this week of my soon to be froglets. One tadpole is coloring up quite nicely and should have its legs later this week.
There are approximately 4,740 species of frogs in the world, only 90 species found in the U.S. However, there are still new species being found. For example, this species of Dancing Frogs was recently discovered in an Indian jungle mountain. Or this Helen’s flying frog which was found in Vietnam. Have a great weekend! http://www.defenders.org/frogs/basic-facts/http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/2014/05/12/new-dancing-frogs-discovered/http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/burma-s-new-species-showcased-by-world-wildlife-fund-1.2666073
We have had a lot of rainy weather this week. I have heard quite a few calls from my Imitators and my lone male leuc. Hopefully this means I will have more tadpoles from my imitators in a couple of weeks. Here is a picture of my leuc just hanging out and watching me mist…… Continue reading Rainy Weather
I have been hinting since I started this blog that my Tarapoto’s having been breeding and are great parents. They currently have 2 tadpoles located in film canisters on the side of the tank. Here is a picture of 1 of the 2 tadpoles they currently have in the tank. Top View Here is a…… Continue reading Tadpoles Growing Up
Did you know that while in captivity most poison dart frogs are no longer poisonous? The poison dart frog gets it’s poison from its diet in the wild. In captivity the dart frogs no longer eat the poisonous insects which cause them to be poisonous. Bonus Friday Video! Here is a video of one of…… Continue reading Fun Frog Fact Friday!
I chose the Dendrobates leucomelas as my first species highlight because it was my first type of frog. They make very good starter frogs seeing that they are very hardy, entertaining and due to their colors they are easy to keep an eye on. Found: Originally found in Venezuela, but can be found in…… Continue reading Species Highlight “Dendrobates leucomelas”