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Odd Tarapoto Imitator Tadpole
#1
This is an 'odd' looking Tarapoto tadpole!
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#2
Agreed. It appears healthy? Is it possibly albino?
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#3
Matthew,
it is developing and looks like it will pop the front legs without incident.
I don't know if it is an albino or hypomelanistic, but it's not like the others.
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#4
Wow Cindy. Definitely something going on with the color there. Keep us posted.

Rich
Darts with parasites are analogous to mixed tanks, there are no known benefits to the frogs with either.


If tone is more important to you than content, you are at the wrong place.

My new email address is: rich.frye@icloud.com and new phone number is 773 577 3476
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#5
The clutch mate to this one popped one of it's front legs yesterday, and it has 'normal' coloration.

As a side note, I have noticed that when the frogs pop their front legs, it is the left leg that emerges first. Does anyone know why this is?
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#6
We have a front leg!
Looks like it is starting to get some pattern too.
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#7
Looks like it should be nice and healthy. Do you know if you got the parents from the same line as Rob Oz? He has some that go to the other end of the spectrum. They morph blackish.

Rich
Darts with parasites are analogous to mixed tanks, there are no known benefits to the frogs with either.


If tone is more important to you than content, you are at the wrong place.

My new email address is: rich.frye@icloud.com and new phone number is 773 577 3476
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#8
That is very cool Cindy. I hope it morphs healthy.

As Rich mentioned - I have been seeing the opposite in some of my froglets.

These are offspring from Tarapoto that originated from Tor (these would be F3 or F4). They have patterning - but they seem to be lacking iridophores. So the lack of "shiny" pigment makes them appear darker.

Here is a picture from early January comparing one of my normals with one of my "dark" froglets. They were about 2.5-3 months OOTW in this pic.

[Image: 3monthSidebySide.jpg]
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#9
Hey Oz,
thanks for the picture! That is 'different'.
Has the froglet developed any pattern/coloration?

Rich,
I will have to check to see who these originated with.



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#10
Yes - there is patterning present - just no iridescent pigmentation. If you shine a flashlight on them - you can see light spots of yellow or blue-gray. It took a while for the pattern to develop.
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#11
Updated 'baby' pics.
It's been out of the water almost 2 weeks and is pounding down springtails and mels.
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#12
Wow Cindy, It's coming along nicely. I love the tranlucents of it's skin.
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#13
Thanks Matthew.
It's eyes are kind of freaky looking, hard to tell from these pictures.
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#14
Wow Cindy, that is a cool looking frog. Its amazing you can see right through it.

It will be interesting to see how this frog grows up. I would personally love to see more pictures of it as it gets bigger.
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#15
Does it have pink pupils? Can we see close up.. Please?
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#16
Matthew,
here are a couple of shots of the eye.


[Image: DSCN4815.jpg]


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Alex,
we will update the photos as it grows.
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#17
Whoa, that really is quite strange.
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#18
If you told me that you cut a piece of gold paper and glued it to the frog I would believe it 100%, that first photo shows the golden color as if it was 24kt gold.

This frog looks so weird it's amazing.
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#19
i know this is an old post but could you post an updated picture of what that cute little guy looks like now fully developed?
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#20
We had taken some pictures earlier this week, just haven't had time to post them.
This is the first one to morph, and it is right at 12 weeks OTW.
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