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Rebekah - 2012-02-06
I Have a Whites tree frog named Mr. Croaker and I keep seeing photos of bright green Whites Tree frogs. Why is he not like that?

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  • Clarice Brough - 2012-02-16
    White’s Tree Frogs, like all tree frogs, can change color depending on environmental conditions. Things like temperature, humidity, light intensity, health, and the color of their surroundings can affect what color a White’s tree frog is.
  • Shawn Handley Jr. - 2012-04-08
    Also there is some different coloraton between these frogs. I've seen them from sort of red to green to grey to even sort of blue.
  • Shaylin Elizabeth Jones-Silva - 2012-04-12
    Mr. Croaker is normal! I have a couple White s Tree Frogs and they have a large difference in their color spectrum. Some White TFs even have SPOTS and may develop more as they age. As long as there isn't drastic change in behavior, then he's perfectly normal. Not all humans look the same, and frogs are similar in that sense.
  • Vickie Cotton - 2012-12-25
    I would like to buy a pair of white tree frogs. I live in Ga and for some reason frogs are not a big seller; if they have frogs there American green tree frogs or red eyed tree frogs or fired bellied toads.So if you have any knowledge of any for sale please email.Thanks Vickie
  • Anonymous - 2014-05-10
    Tree frogs aren't that common by me, either! But I got mine at petco for about 15 bucks. If you have a petco by you, they probably have them, but be sure to call petco before you go over there to get the frog.
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Laurie - 2013-11-14
Hi my budgett's frog has not eaten for 2 1/2 weeks I am very worried. My frog is 2 years old and it eats nightcrawlers when it was eating. I turned the temp. up in case it was going to help please can someone help : (

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  • Clarice Brough - 2013-11-17
    Could be a number of things, possibly it is sick or it could be the change of weather. sometimes these frogs will stop eating just before going into  aestivation.

    When frogs are of a good weight, there shouldn't be problems, but if it looks skinny, is lethargic, or is shedding excessively (some shedding is normal) it could be an illness. There are many diseases that affect frogs, so should be researched diligently. One that has symptoms of lethargy and the skin sloughing could be chytrid (Chytridiomycosis) fungus. Chytrid is a winter problem - a cool climate fungus - which can be treated with a Lamisil Bath.
  • Laurie - 2013-11-19
    Thank you Clarice I will read about chytrid : )
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Sam - 2012-06-12
My budgetts frog has a big pink thing in it's mouth that's looks like her intestines. I am panicking and don't know what to do. I've had her for four years and would be very upset to lose her. She seems to be trying to get whatever it is back inside her mouth. She is having trouble pushing it in and I can assume it is effecting her breathing. I cleaned out her tank and took out all the gravel just incase. I want to know if there is anything I can do to help her.

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  • D - 2012-09-13
    It's her stomach...if theres something it has eaten...aquarium rocks etc...it will throw its own stomach up and swallow it again...calm down...feed it something...large gold fish, few pinkys....get the small undigestable objects out of your tank.
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CJ - 2012-01-11
Hello everyone. I'm looking into getting some live plants for my frogs aquarium. I have a red eyed tree frog, love him to death and his name is Mr. Red. :)

I've been trying to look online to see if there are places to buy plants from but I don't want to have the possibilities for having fertilizer or unhealthy stuff in the plants for my frog. So I'm curious if anyone knows personally of a site online that sells the type of plants my frog likes that are also safe for my frog.

Thanks, and love this site. :)

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  • Alex Burleson - 2012-01-11
    Choose broad leaf varieties of plant that can support the weight of the frog. Some suggestions include snake plants (Sansevieria), many bromeliads, pothos ivy, some philodendrons, Japanese evergreen, java moss, Anthurium, Mongtera species and creeping figs. Remember, plants will require a full spectrum bulb for growth. The Red-Eye Tree Frog does not require any special lighting, so make sure you provide hiding or shade spots in your enclosure.
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Eliot - 2013-02-22
anybody hear of this happening? whites tree frogs secreating a white slime from the head and dieing?

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cory workman - 2013-01-29
there is a place called josh's frogs they sell online plants and other stuff for frogs plus all kinds of frogs to location is in michigan and i've to there store personally to buy some plants cool store and a lot of plants check them out it's called joshs rogs

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Ashley - 2010-04-06
Tree frogs shoudn't be kept in cages, they should be in the wild where they belong. I can understand if they are in captivity because they're population is dropping, but using them for you own entertainment is terrible! Think if you were in a cage all day and you were meant to be in the wild, but you just couldn't get out because you're so small. Think about it. :(

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  • JJ - 2010-04-29
    Well, if you have a dog, you better let that loose too and cats too. Guess you better not have an aquarium either. My frog was born in captivity and if you think about it, the only reason that some animal populations are still around is due to zoos and to people breeding them. I agree that it would be better out in the wild but as their habitats are being destroyed, what are we supposed to do? The only entertainment I get is from it walking down my arm and going to sleep, just as I am entertained by watching my deaf dog (who obviously would have died in the wild) fetch sticks and bring them back to me. Its called companionship and that's what pets are for.
  • wil - 2010-05-09
    Without us trying to attempt to breed and find out more about these beautys, where will they be in the wild in five to ten years, ashley? G-O-N-E That's where quit trying to be self righteous and educate yourself. KTCS
    ( the t.v. station) had a program about frogs at the end of April, I believe that this would be a good place for you to start your learning. It discusses about Kitrid ( a parasitic fungus attacking frogs). As well as how all the household products expelled into our water sources are genetically changing frogs, this includes excess hormones from birth control pills disposed into our water sources through elimination of bodily fluids. So good luck protecting that glass house ashley.
  • Emily - 2010-05-11
    If people are selling them as pets though, surely it is ok to buy them. I do know what you mean though! =)
  • AJ - 2010-08-31
    I'm sorry, are you in PETA? Tree Frogs do VERY well in captivity. And most of them are captive bred, so it's not like they go from being in the rainforest to being in a tank. And in the wild, Frogs may occupy one territory for their entire lives. Being in a tank is basically the same. I hope you don't own any dogs or cats to be speaking like that either.
  • Lucas - 2010-11-27
    What if they were born in captivity. They aren't taken out of the wild then. I have two Red Eyed Tree Frogs and they love their habitat and their new home. They are so happy and they have never NOT been happy. I keep them in an 18"Wx18"Lx24inW tank (Zoo Med Naturalistic Terrarium.) Most veterinarians say they are easily stressed but I take mine out and handle them at least once a week and they are fine with it and never show signs of stress (stress in them is indicated by a brownness of the skin instead of the neon green.) Mine were C.B. (captivity bred) so they are not wild deprived, captivity is their wild and they do not seem to mind it.
  • Dave B - 2010-12-15
    Read 'The Life of Pi' for a better understanding of the situation that caged and zoo animals are in. As an example from the book, many caged animals that 'escape' often return to their cage after a short time. Life in the wild has many more dangers and hardships than a cage.
  • Rob - 2010-12-17
    I understand how you feel and can respect that, however if you show concern for one animal you must for all and therefore be vegan because you would not eat meat, nor eggs because even free range only means they have a larger sized pen. In fact even eating vegetables causes the death of some amazing creatures. Every year 20,000 wild African grey Elephants are murdered in order to diminish an already dwindling population so that farmers can expand their land for crops. Crops have always been built in the grazing land of native animals. You also shouldn't therefore even own a dog or cat, as the dogs unless bought from a purebred breeder costing minimum$600 depending on breed as petshop dogs are bred in tiny cages with concrete floors and are given physical deficiencies to attain the unnatural look most dogs now have. Nor should you own a cat, who's natural habitat is found nowhere within australia(I'm assuming is where you live) and their ever present thirst for blood and the thrill of a hunt means they will always kill native birds and marsupials regardless how much and often they are fed and whether you see the remains.
  • Michael - 2010-12-22
    Clearly you have never worked in an office.
  • Bob - 2011-01-14
    Ummm, there are no animals that are kept as pets currently that at one point were not wild. And seeing that this page was mostly about how to keep one as a pet, and you knew that this was the type of page it was, you came here asking for trouble.
  • The Frog - 2011-03-10
    She has no right to tell them what they want.
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frog lover - 2010-04-07
Hi, I had 4 white's tree frogs; two babies, one sub adult, and one huge adult.
My first baby lived in a 30 gal. terrarium, he sadly died, and my brother's friend gave me a baby and a sub adult. They lived in a beautiful 75 gal. tank from the grand rapids reptile expo. I purchased the huge one for 20 bucks. Every single one of my tree frogs refused to eat, and they all died. I researched the problem, I pin pointed every temp, they even had a uvb/uva bulb. I covered up one side of the tank with a blanket to relieve stress. If anyone knows or thinks they might know please tell me, I love tree frogs. Would a white lipped be a better choice for me? If so, I know they don't recommend mixing species but because white lips are so big could they live with an aproprietly sized species of gecko that has the same enviromental needs ( humidity, heat, ect... )? Someone please help!

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  • RICKY - 2010-08-10
    Yes they can live with them.
  • Amber - 2010-09-21
    I have a white-lipped that is peacefully residing with 2 white-lined geckos. They have been together for over a year (they were all almost full grown when I got them...) there is also a descent sized columbian tree frog in there too....
    Good luck!
  • Katie - 2012-12-20
    Your habitat may be too big for them to find the crickets. They only need 10-20 gallons each. I have two fire-legged running frogs, a red-eyed tree frog, and recently purchased a white-lipped. They are currently residing in a 10gal. Soon I will be upgrading to a 20gal high for all of them.
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travis - 2011-08-05
Hi I really want to get a whites tree frog. Does anybody know where I can find one. I'm in Corvallis, Oregon and I cant find a pet store with one--- anything would help me alot(:P)

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  • Shawn Handley Jr. - 2012-04-08
    Keep checking your local and exotic pet stores and if that doesn't
    have anything you can order one from this website www.hahareptiles.com
  • Lynda Shurtleff - 2012-10-28
    My name is Lynda, I live in Corvallis, Oregon as well. I have two young White's Tree Frogs and their large hexagonal, 35 gallon tank which I would be willing to sell to you for a reasonable price.
  • Lynda Shurtleff - 2012-10-29
    I have two young White's tree frogs that need a new home. I am also in Corvallis, Oregon.
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shaun - 2012-09-30
Be careful when feeding locusts to your wtf. The backs of their eyes protrude at the back of their pallettes. They use them to swallow with and locusts, particularly large ones, have serrated sharp hind legs that can easily puncture an eye. Pull the hind legs off before you feed them to your frog.

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