Hello and a question

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  1. mm83

    mm83 New Member

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    Hi -

    After two months of preparations I finally received my first frogs. I got 3 R. Imitator 'tarapoto' from UE this weekend.

    I have kept tropical fish for many years and still have 5 tanks going but this is the first time that I keep frogs or build a terrarium. A lot to learn

    The terrarium has been going for 2 months and was seeded with isopods and springtails. It is a 12x12x18 exo-terra. Here is a picture:

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    The temperature is around 23-24C and the humidity is in the high 90s.

    And here are some pictures of the new arrivals:

    The first is a male that started calling as soon as he got into the tank.
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    Here is a pic of him calling:
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    The other two I am not sure.
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    They seem to be doing well and eating but I have a question. They keep on being attracted by the light on the top glass. One keeps on jumping against the top glass when the light is on. Is this a normal part of them exploring the new home? Should I turn off/dim the light for a while until they get comfortable?

    I am really excited!

    Thanks
     
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    Jesse Member

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    Ive seen this when introducing new frogs to a tank. My bet is this will stop in a week, looks like they have a ton of places to hide. Beautiful frogs!
     
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  3. mm83

    mm83 New Member

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    Thank you, Jesse. Happy to hear that.
     
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    very nice, the second pic (first frog picture) is amazing!
     
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    erikm Administrator Staff Member

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    Nice setup and great looking frogs!
     
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    Very nice frogs and vivarium. My blackwaters did the same when i first got them but it stopped within a day.
     
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    mystah Legendary Member

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    Outstanding Colours

    hope you love them!
     
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    Ethan A Contributing Member

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    Wow fantastic pictures! Those frogs look sweet!
     
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    Beautiful Frogs...I have 3 myself.
     
  10. mm83

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    I am in love with these guys! And they are always out and about.
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    great Pics
     
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