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    hey i have a new frog that i raised from a tadpole. he fully absorbed his tail 3 or 4 days ago and i was wondering if i could have help figuring out what frog he is. ive seen him climb up glass so i think he is some sort of tree frog maybe? also i got him from the des moines area of iowa in a pond as a tadpole.Name:  froggy2.jpg
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    Default Re: pls help me identify my frog

    Not sure exactly what species but I’m fairly sure that your lil guys a toad. Maybe a fowlers or woodhouses toad. There are plenty of care sheets on this site for generic toad care so if you look for those you should be ok!

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    http://www.frogforum.net/content.php...ytes-Pelobates
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    It's clearly a toad. The only toad that occurrs in the Des Moines area is the American toad. Feed it lots of tiny invertebrates- I would suggest culturing fruit flies and bean beetles ASAP. They have big appetites at this stage.

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    Default Re: pls help me identify my frog

    Quote Originally Posted by BossFrog View Post
    Not sure exactly what species but Iím fairly sure that your lil guys a toad. Maybe a fowlers or woodhouses toad. There are plenty of care sheets on this site for generic toad care so if you look for those you should be ok!

    hereís a care sheet.
    http://www.frogforum.net/content.php...ytes-Pelobates

    Thank you this helps a lot

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    Quote Originally Posted by Herpin Man View Post
    It's clearly a toad. The only toad that occurrs in the Des Moines area is the American toad. Feed it lots of tiny invertebrates- I would suggest culturing fruit flies and bean beetles ASAP. They have big appetites at this stage.
    okay. ive thought about that actually but i wasnt sure toads could climb so much. i bought a culture jar of fruit flies a few days ago and i got them a 20 gallon aquarium which is about 60% land.

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    Default Re: pls help me identify my frog

    100% land, with a shallow water dish, would be better. They don't mind humidity, but should not be kept wet.
    Little toads can climb low shrubbery and branches quite well.

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