Sick dart frogs ? Please help

Have a sick Dart Frog? Preventative, Treatments, Methods and Medicines.
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Re: Sick dart frogs ? Please help

Postby _ld99 » Sun Aug 30, 2015 10:15 am

This is where the larger frog sits all day. https://plus.google.com/107785918218159 ... YW9zo4aHMq

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Re: Sick dart frogs ? Please help

Postby Philsuma » Sun Aug 30, 2015 10:47 am

Again, I'm going to take a guess here...

#1 - the frogs are 'newly' acquired. Sometimes it takes weeks to MONTHS for them to settle in and be out in the open a lot ect. Just because you witnessed them eat in front of you at the exact time you dumped flies in, doesn't mean that they will continue to do this behaviour. They may have been very hungry. Continue to judge their size rather than seeing them eat - they are probably eating when you are not around.

#2 - the enclosure is very minimally planted and has bright light. These two issues combine to make the frogs much more skittish and desirous of hiding. I would plant more, add more leaf litter and reduce the intensity AND frequency of your lighting. Make sure the light is not resting on top of your glass lid /top. Your temperatures may be higher than you think as well.

#3 - SPRAY more. Hand spray the vivarium more. Disregard those probes and their humidity readings - they are probably not accurate anyway. Hand spray more.

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Re: Sick dart frogs ? Please help

Postby Philsuma » Fri Jan 29, 2016 11:32 am

How are your frogs doing ?


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