Frogs not eating.

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  1. Dale D

    Dale D Contributing Member

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    I picked up my first frogs yesterday. :)
    I've put a bunch of fruit flies in the vivarium for them 3 different times but they don't seem intersted in them.
    Is that normal?
    Are they just getting used to the new home?
     
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    How old are they, Dale? A photo of the viv would be nice too.

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    Think they are around 3 to 4 months.
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    A little hard to tell with that pic but that pond looks dangerous :confused: As far as not eating, i wouldnt worry too much yet, they'll take a least a few days + to get settled in. I would also hold off on adding any more ffs, too many can make an already stressfull situation worse.
     
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    what type of frogs are they?
     
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    Tinctorius cobalt.
     
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    Why does the pond area look dangerous?? i have a pond area in mine from trying to mimic Glenn's Tanks... i personally like the pond area and think the frogs will love it too! Thou i'm curious to hear your concerns..
    i do agree with holding back on the ff for now thou... like almost any pet they have to get comfortable with there new home and not be so stressed out before they are ready to feed regularly. As long as you have a heathly microfauna population in there your frogs wont be starving if you hold back the ff for a few days! ;)
     
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    I agree the pond looks dangerous because it doesn't look easy for a frog to climb out of. I'd use a lot more gravel and wood.
     
  9. Dale D

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    Thanks.
    On either side of the land area there is a piece of wood going down into the water.
    The tank is in my den right now, but, is going to be moved to my office at work as soon as the misting system comes and is install.
    I plan on having alot more rocks in the bottom to make the water shallower, but, I haven't done it yet because of the weight when I have to move it to my office.
     
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    Same concern as Glenn, just couldnt see an "easy way out" for when then fall down in there. Totally agree with liking the ponds tho, all my vivs have them. They have many uses
     
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    tru, ok cool. thanks, i started to worry for my future frogs that i will be moving in. lol i fee; comfortable with mine being able to climb out. good eye for noticing that thou...
     
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    I think I saw a couple of them snapping up a few flies last night.:)
     
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    Nice! they are on their way! :)
     
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    My frogs did not eat till the 3rd day, when they ate so many flies i thought they were gonna explode.
     

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