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How to Care* for Your Tomato Frog

How to Care* for Your Tomato Frog

(photo credit Frog Pets) Description Tomato Frogs (Dyscophus guineti) are small (2”-4”; females are larger than males), nocturnal, terrestrial amphibians native to the rainforests of Madagascar. They are generally bright red, as their common name implies; males may be more...

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How to Care* for Your Fire Bellied Toad

How to Care* for Your Fire Bellied Toad

(photo credit Learn About Nature) Description Fire Bellied Toads (Bombina orientalis in the case of Asian toads and Bombina bombina for the European species; the species may be mislabeled) are small (up to up to 3” with the European toads...

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What Can My Pixie Frog Eat?

What Can My Pixie Frog Eat?

Pixie Frogs are named ironically as they are actually very large (males can grow up to 10"). Also known as African Giant Bullfrogs which suit their appearance much better these terrestrial nocturnal amphibians are native to sub-Saharan Africa. Pixie Frogs...

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What Do Red Eyed & White Eyed Tree Frogs Eat?

What Do Red Eyed & White Eyed Tree Frogs Eat?

Since the diet for Red-Eyed Tree Frogs and White-Eyed Tree Frogs is identical, for the sake of this article, we will now be referring to them as "tree frogs." Tree frogs are a popular pet among frogs lovers due to...

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How to Care for Your Pixie Frog

How to Care for Your Pixie Frog

Description Pixie Frogs (Pyxicephalus adspersus) also known as African Giant Bullfrogs are, despite their name, very large (up to 10” for males) terrestrial, nocturnal amphibians native to sub-Saharan Africa. They are medium green, classically frog-shaped  and known for their voracious...

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How to Care for Your White's Tree Frog

How to Care for Your White's Tree Frog

Description White’s Tree Frogs (Litoria caerulea), also called Dumpy Tree Frogs, are medium sized (4”), nocturnal, arboreal frogs native to parts Australia and New Guinea. Their color ranges from medium green to turquoise, with small white spots visible on their...

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How to Care for Your Red Eyed Or Green Tree Frog

How to Care for Your Red Eyed Or Green Tree Frog

Description Red Eyed Tree Frogs (Agalychnis callidryas) are small (2-3”), nocturnal, arboreal frogs native to the tropical rainforests of Mexico and Central America. They are notable for their bright red eyes, orange feet and green bodies with blue and white...

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How to Care for Your Pac Man Frog

How to Care for Your Pac Man Frog

Description PacMan Frogs (Ceratophrys ornata) also known as Ornate Horn Frogs are large (4”-6”) terrestrial, tropical amphibians native to Argentina. They are nocturnal, round in shape and known for their voracious appetites. For this reason, they are best housed individually....

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How to Care for Your Dart Frogs

How to Care for Your Dart Frogs

Description Poison Dart Frogs are small (1/2”-2 ½”), diurnal frogs native to the tropical rainforests of Central and South America.  There is a great variety of dart frogs from a number of genera in the family Dendrobatidae.  The most common...

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How to Care for Your American Bullfrog

How to Care for Your American Bullfrog

(photo credit Tulsa World) Description American Bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbeianus or Rana catesbeiana: varying spellings of both names have been observed in the literature) are large (up to 8” for females; males are smaller) terrestrial amphibians native to the eastern United...

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