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Old 08-13-2019, 01:48 PM
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Default Re: Ants for Darts

Originally Posted by RachelGardner View Post
I'm just looking for variety. In the wild the frogs literally have thousands of food choices. In captivity 2 maybe a few more. How boring. Could you go your whole life on chicken and cheese burgers and a multivitamin? Okay yes you could but would you enjoy it?
Anthropomorphizing captive animals doesn't lead to better care. They are not people. Frogs don't get bored by meals (that is an artifact of human society and the fact that we think we need 40 choices of soda pop to be happy -- and guess what? We're not, on the whole. Hmmm.). Frogs don't 'enjoy' things.

Captive darts thrive on a diet of supplemented fruit flies. Other good prey includes springtails, isopods, and bean beetles.
I think I could turn and live with animals, they are so placid and self-contain'd.

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