Frogs/ froglet with 'Flat' hip posture - pics

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Frogs/ froglet with 'Flat' hip posture - pics

Postby Philsuma » Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:31 am

Anyone have a pic or 2 or a Dart Frog that is sitting and it looks like it's hips are broken and it looks like is body is lying flat with it's legs 'above' the body ? Does that make sense ?

It's a calcium deficiency, I'm fairly sure and I'm seeing a few pics of these frogs. I never had such a frog with a defect like that, so no pics on my end.

Does anyone have a pic that they can post here for future reference ?

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Re: Frogs/ froglet with 'Flat' hip posture - pics

Postby Philsuma » Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:16 pm

Found one pic....
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Look at the back legs - they are ABOVE the hips / body

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Re: Frogs/ froglet with 'Flat' hip posture - pics

Postby Philsuma » Thu Aug 30, 2012 3:05 pm

^^ this is what happens with bad supplementation or lack thereof.....bad calcium.

Rotation - use SEVERAL different Vitamins and Calciums. Don't be stingy/tight/lazy.

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Re: Frogs/ froglet with 'Flat' hip posture - pics

Postby dtfleming » Thu Aug 30, 2012 3:48 pm

Remember to replace them every 6 months
Dendrobates, Phyllobates, Rantiomeya, Epipedobates
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Postby Philsuma » Thu Aug 30, 2012 3:54 pm

Yep....correctomundo Don. Those that only use 1 supplement or allow that one supplement to be used for a year-plus = lazy/stingy.

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Re: Frogs/ froglet with 'Flat' hip posture - pics

Postby Philsuma » Wed Oct 02, 2013 6:23 pm

metabolic bone disease. Lack of calcium

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Re: Frogs/ froglet with 'Flat' hip posture - pics

Postby Ghostvivs » Wed Oct 02, 2013 6:54 pm

Although that frog is WC...
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