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tree frogs

Posted by weedpuller 5 ID (My Page) on
Fri, Sep 5, 03 at 17:13

why did my tree frogs bury them selves? this is the first time they have done this.


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RE: tree frogs

  • Posted by Paul_ z4/5 MI (My Page) on
    Sat, Sep 6, 03 at 11:27

Might want to do some research if you haven't already done so to first ID your tree frogs and then learn about their habits. Are these wild/local tree frogs as opposed to those sold commercially? My knee-jerk response would be that perhaps -- if their wild locals -- they are getting into hibernation mode. At least here in MI Fall is fast approaching and we've been having quite a few chilly nights. You might find some answers at the forums on kingsnake.com

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Here is a link that might be useful: kingsnake


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RE: tree frogs

I have recently caught a local wild green tree frog. And I have also noticed that fall is coming. But I caught mine on a 55 degree night so mabey some species hibernate but some don't


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RE: tree frogs

I know that my two White's tree frogs sometimes like to nestle into the dirt/substrate, though because there's gravel in my tank they prefer a small rock tunnel. Maybe there's too much light, and their just hiding out until "night" (lights off). Check awhile after you've turned the lights off...do they come out then?


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RE: tree frogs

Tree frogs need a good deal of humidity, it is very common for them to bury themselves if the tank becomes to dry. You may have a bowl of water or another wet area but if the air is dry they will seek out the moist spots.


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