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Old 02-18-2019, 04:08 PM
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Arrow Hello! Taking care of Dart frogs for a friend

I was referred to come here from ******. I was going to post in the beginner forum but it looks like I have to post here first.

I will be taking taking care of Dart Frogs for a friend for a few days and I'll be going over to visit so they can go over their care but what questions should I ask when I go over to visit? I know sometimes I forget to mention things that are obvious to me but might not be for someone else so i'd like to be prepared. I do plan to read through the sticky beginner posts but I thought I could get some additional help for my situation here.
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Old 02-18-2019, 05:39 PM
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Default Re: Hello! Taking care of Dart frogs for a friend

I am new to this hobby, so I am mostly posting for updates to the thread but I'll throw in my 2 cents.

I feel like the two main things are misting and feeding. Depending on how long they have had their tank setup (and if they have a water system already in place it should be pretty automated) they should have a misting schedule already and adhering to that should be just fine.

The second, feeding, is as simple as just asking them to show you. I feel like in this regard a visual of the amount these frogs eat is a better way to show someone, rather than saying 30-50 fruit flies every other day. Let's face it, are you really going to sit there and count the fruit flies, or go "Yeah that looks like what they showed me"
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Default Re: Hello! Taking care of Dart frogs for a friend

Rulty basically got two of the most important questions out. One I might ask is which supplement to use on what days as there are some you use every time you feed and some that you only use once a month.

They will probably show you the frogs if they are out but if they are super small ones (thumbnails) they usually have a tendency to be a bit jumpier than larger frogs so just keep that in mind.
 
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