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Old 11-01-2010, 11:19 AM
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Hi, just wondered how long it takes for a young mint to colour up and turn mint?
Sorry if this is the wrong place to put this.
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Hi,
four months old they are this color.

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Hi, just wondered how long it takes for a young mint to colour up and turn mint?
Sorry if this is the wrong place to put this.
Cheers Brendan.
Around 6 months old they should be close to their adult coloration. I've noticed more subtle changes in them after that period. Like loosing all the black and getting more of the mint green.
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Thanks guys!
its just i have had mine for a few months (they are about 5-6months old) and they have a golden sheen to them as well as the mint and i wondered if this was normal?
here is a pic and you can tell me what you think.



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That's a little curious. I'd be asking the source of your frog what the liniage is. I've never seen a mint with any orange or yellow on the head and limbs like that but that is exactly what I'd guess a cross between a yellow or orange or a bi-color and a mint would look like.

would you mind posting more pictures? It may just be the lighting.

For the original question though. The change in color really varies with each frog from my experience. at 6 months you should have a pretty sold color frog.
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That's what they look like as they grow and they turn almost white as they get older.

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Are you sure you didn't take a pic of your bicolor tank. Unless that frog is about 3/4 inch it shouldn't look like that if its a mint.
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Thanks guys!
its just i have had mine for a few months (they are about 5-6months old) and they have a golden sheen to them as well as the mint and i wondered if this was normal?
here is a pic and you can tell me what you think.



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