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Front legs popping at staggered intervals
#1
Once again i need your valued expertise and knowledge thanks in advance as always guys
Does the above happen often with darts...species auratus.....i'm pretty sure its not a worry but as we have this situation it would be great to have your reasurance, the other front leg is there just hasn't broken though yet,other popped yesterday
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Stu
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Fronts ?

At different times ? The only time I had Tincs / leucs / auratus have staggered fronts pop is when there was the occasional bubble tad.

Still...I would not worry. It does, probably happen. Keep us posted.
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Philsuma Wrote:Fronts ?

At different times ? The only time I had Tincs / leucs / auratus have staggered fronts pop is when there was the occasional bubble tad.

Still...I would not worry. It does, probably happen. Keep us posted.
Will do mate,thanks for the reply, Phil what does bubble tad mean? This is the first guy through the "rearing Gizmo" am hoping its not ominous!! More will follow more rapidely now things should slowly pick up pace,as these are eggs from the very first clutches which are notorious for bad hatchabilily,viability with young frogs.Haven't heard the phrase bubble tad before would be greatful for enlightenment
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Some tads have "bubbles" - pockets of gas or something that causes the skin to stretch and actually makes the tadpole overly boyant. I once had a "bubble tad" whose bubble was almost as large as it's entire body and it's tiny arm morphed out inside the bubble. Then one day, the bubble receded and was gone and presto - the arm emerged and was in perfect shape !

Here's a thread on it....I thought for sure you saw or posted on it...

breeding-eggs-tadpoles-froglets-f42/r-imitator-egg-and-tadpole-development-bubble-t4622.html?hilit=bubble
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Philsuma Wrote:Some tads have "bubbles" - pockets of gas or something that causes the skin to stretch and actually makes the tadpole overly boyant. I once had a "bubble tad" whose bubble was almost as large as it's entire body and it's tiny arm morphed out inside the bubble. Then one day, the bubble receded and was gone and presto - the arm emerged and was in perfect shape !

Here's a thread on it....I thought for sure you say or posted on it...

breeding-eggs-tadpoles-froglets-f42/r-imitator-egg-and-tadpole-development-bubble-t4622.html?hilit=bubble
thanks mate...very cool link...nah i missed that,ok very up to speed now yup i think i have already seen this,in one of our aurtus tads,at first it had a tiny visable bubble on one side that is now no longer visable but the tad is bouyant on one side.I have kept this separate not in the multi system,just in case,but is otherwise strong,will keep you up to speed on both
Thanks again mate....so much to learn,and so damn quick now,turning into a rollercoasted this mate
hanging on 8)
Stu
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So for another beginner following and worrying about everything like we do. It is possible that an auratus tad will pop its front legs over at least a 48 hour period,in another week we will actually see if those legs are good so here is our second tad just about to morph with er 4 legs not 3,i wish now i had got the camera out yesterday,what i would say though is that the front leg was clearly visable below the skin surface
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the left leg was first....wouldn't know it now though!! I'm sure i say this as a kid,with our native Rana temporia (remember guys we are English) but that was so long ago, but we know now it happens with darts for sure!!
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Tadpoles with gasses, "bubble" can easily survive. I've had 3 of them (leucs and Tincs), one of which had a bubble as large as it's own body.

Bubble(s) dissolved and all survived to adulthood.
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Stu&Shaz Wrote:Once again i need your valued expertise and knowledge thanks in advance as always guys
Does the above happen often with darts...species auratus.....i'm pretty sure its not a worry but as we have this situation it would be great to have your reasurance, the other front leg is there just hasn't broken though yet,other popped yesterday
thanks
regards
Stu
thread is called how do you raise your froglets,with emphasis on accomadation :lol:
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