Animal Stories - White's Tree Frog

Animal-World Information about: White's Tree Frog

The White's Tree Frog is a cute frog with bulging eyes, and has the most laid back personality!
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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.
Eliot - 2013-02-22
anybody hear of this happening? whites tree frogs secreating a white slime from the head and dieing?

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
  • 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.
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.

shaun - 2012-09-30
I have 8 whites treefrogs and have kept and bred them for about 6 yrs. Just to point out that blindness in your pet can be caused by a build up of fatty tissues in their eyes. This is often brought on by overfeeding them with pinkies. Having said that, cleanliness is everything, filter their water and change it as often as you can and scrub those perches.

David Zaitz - 2012-04-19
Can I put a Day gecko in with a whites tree frog? They have the same habitat and I want to know if they're the same size can they be kept together?

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  • Jeremy Roche - 2012-04-19
    These frogs can get 5 inches and do eat meat. Depending on size of gecko, it could be looked at as food.
David Zaitz - 2012-04-15
Please help. I had two Whites tree frogs, until last night when one passed. they hadn't been eating all week, but I assumed it was because my girl friend overfed them a week before. Long story short, I'm afraid the first one died from starvation (all of the other conditions in the tank seem to be alright). The other frog still won't eat, what can I do to make her eat? Thanks in advanced.

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  • Jeremy Roche - 2012-04-15
    Maybe change the food up. Is the humidity right in the tank?
  • David Zaitz - 2012-04-15
    temp is 80 in the day and 75 at night. humidity is always between 40% and 50%. I went out and bought meal worms, wax worms, and even smaller crickets(just incase if the others were too big).
David Zaitz - 2012-03-27
I'm getting a pair of WTFs and I have a 50 watt infrared bulb heating the tank. My room gets bright enough during the day to take the place of a bulb that gives off light. Does this sound ok in terms of light and heat?

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  • Jeremy Roche - 2012-03-28
    Depending on the size of the tank, it should be. Obviously if it's a huge tank you will need more of a heating source. What are you using for humidity?
  • David Zaitz - 2012-03-30
    I have a 18 inch tall Money Tree plant for a 12x12x18 tank. I spray the tank with spring water when humidity gets below 40.
Ashley - 2011-12-07
Hi i have a little whites tree frog named Sticky Toes....i just noticed him in the back of his aquarium and i did not understand why. so i sprayed a little water on him and he wiped his little toes across his face and i noticed he is blind :( Please help what should i do????

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-12-07
    If it is actually blind there is nothing you can do. He will learn his way around the tank and be comfortable. Leave food in the same place each time and if possible help him to become familar with the tank placing him back in in the same place each time. He is not going to know he is blind - it just is what it is to him as long as he learns the tank.
steppy lou - 2011-04-29
Two days ago I became the proud owner of a white's tree frog! I
named her Ibbet and he's so much fun (especially when my niece
and nephews come over) but I didn't buy her at the pet store. I got
her from a "friend of a friend" and she came to me with a sore on her
nose. It seems to be a little better but I wonder what caused it in the
first place! Could it be from bacteria or could she have scraped it? Is there
anything I can put on it till it heals?

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-04-30
    Try reading the article on the tree frog. Just click on it. We would need more information as to what you think it is, what it looks like, what is happening to attempt to make any kind of determination as to what is happening. Is the little guy eating and drinking? Is he lethargic? Does it look like it is infected or any yellow around the sore? Does it look like a scrape etc? Try to keep the area clean with distilled water and a q tip.
    Let us know more information if possible. OK?
  • travis - 2011-08-05
    I think it may have just scraped its nose. I have had a few frogs that did that it heals just fine. They may have a scar but nothing too severe.