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How do you take care of a milk frog?

How do you take care of a milk frog?

In the wild, milk frogs breed in and spend much of their time around large water-filled tree holes. In captivity, a big water dish will serve this purpose. Change the water daily and only use tap water that has had chlorines or chloramines removed first. The entire enclosure should be cleaned every few weeks.

Do Milk Frogs need heat?

Amazon milk frogs require a near constant air temperature of 75oF on the warm side of the enclosure. This is best achieved by sticking a large heatmat on one side of the glass enclosure.

What do you need for a milk frog?

Being large frogs, Amazon Milk Frogs require a large enclosure. A 29g aquarium or 18x18x24 Terrarium is a good sized enclosure for 2-4 Amazon Milk Frogs. The enclosure should provide plenty of perching areas, such as wood branches or vines, as well as live plants or fake plants. A large water bowl is a necessity.

What do baby milk frogs eat?

Milk Frog Food Milk frogs can be fed a variety of insects. Young frogs can be fed flightless fruit flies and small Crickets, daily, while adults can be fed larger crickets, Phoenix worms, Dubia roaches, and Wax Worms.

How big does an Amazon milk frog enclosure need to be?

For housing only a single one or no more than two adult Amazon milk frogs, a standard 20-gallon enclosure will work great. If up to five Amazonian milk frogs are to be housed together, then the enclosure needs to measure 24’’ in length x 18’’ in depth x 24’ in height.

What kind of water do Amazon milk frogs need?

Reptile misters can do a wonderful job. For misting, caregivers should use reverse-osmosis water or dechlorinated tap water. Providing additional UVB lighting for captive Amazon Milk Frogs is a smart idea.

How long do captive Amazon milk frogs live?

How Long Do Captive Amazon Milk Frogs Live? Captive Amazon milk frogs live for about 8 years on average. However, with proper care, they can easily live for more than 10 years.

What can I do for a milk frog?

Milk frogs are highly arboreal and in nature rarely if ever come down from their home in the trees which is why they require extra habitat and frog supplies. Provide perches above ground such as cork bark, bamboo poles, or sections of PVC pipe. Artificial plants or live plants can also be used.