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Average Rating Given To This Care Sheet Is 3.56    (1=lowest, 5=highest)    Last Updated: 05/17/2005

Main Category:

Aquatic/Land

Sub Category:

Frogs

 Care Sheet Submitted By:

Forest_herper1

Years Experience:

1 to 2 Years

Species:

Bullfrogs

Other Species or Phases this Care Sheet May Cover:

North American Bullfrog

Sexing and Characteristics:

The males tend to have an eardrum larger that their eye.The females have an eardrum smaller,or the same size of their eye.The males may croak.

Mostly Active During:

Both

Substrate and Water Needs:

The tank should be set up as half and half-land and water.The land should be made up or small rocks or pebbles.The water should be up to the frogs chin,no more or less.

Lighting and UVB:

If the frogs are housed inside all year round,UVB is required.

Temperatures and Humidity:

Frogs can sustain with room temp.The temp should be no less that 70F and no higher than 80F.

Heating and Equipment:

A thermometer is needed.

Caging Provided:

For a bullfrog 1-3 inches,a 10 gallon would work.For a bullfrog 4-6 inches-a 20 gallon.For a bullfrog any larger than this can be housed in a 30g long.(you may house bullfrogs together but they have been know to be cannibalistic so be sure to house them the same size.

Diet:

Carnivorous

Description of Diet:

They may eat small fish,crickets,and earthworms.Also they can eat other frogs and some small snakes.

Supplements, Nutrition and Usage:

Powdered crickets with calcium supplements and a number of vitamins.

Maintenance:

Clean when need,don’t let tank sit no more than a week with out cleaning.A filter would be a good idea.

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