Where to send fecals?

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Re: Where to send fecals?

Postby RichFrye » Sat Sep 06, 2014 11:22 am

I often read experienced people mentioning the "stress" of quarantine. If the setup is stressing frogs it's is obviously counterproductive and set up wrong.
A simple container with plenty of hides and leafy plants with a substrate ( be it paper towel or something 'dirt ' based) that is air tight should be stress free.
Phil has mentioned the lids on some of the round tubs making popping noises and being a bit of a pain, but I have not really experienced that too much. Just use ones that have been used enough that the lid no longer is too tight and has worked a bit looser. Or, use 2.5 gallon or even 5 gallon aquariums.
Bottom line, if the frogs are being stressed in quarantine the environment is set up wrong and can/will be counterproductive.
Pertaining to tinc toe pads, tincs take awhile to mature and it can be over a year before they can absolutely be sexed.
Darts with parasites are analogous to mixed tanks, there are no known benefits to the frogs with either.

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Re: Where to send fecals?

Postby ColleenT » Sat Sep 06, 2014 1:33 pm

i don't think my frogs are stressed, i think they are a bit bored. i am the one who is stressed. LOL. but that is just my nature, i'll get thru it. i am 95% sure my "male" is a female. just gonna roll with it and hope they get along.
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