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  1. General Health & Disease Treatment
    There are 7 captive bred vents in the tank (18x18x24), all are under a year. Humidity stays around 90% most of the time, and temperature is around 74F during the day and 66F at night. Fruit flies are plentiful (dusted with reptivite and zoo med repti calcium on alternating feeding days) , but I...
  2. General Health & Disease Treatment
    Adding on to Bd, I'm trying to compile a comprehensive list of pathogens that affect tropical poison frogs (dendrobatids in particular). This means I'm less interested in non-tropical/dendrobatid frog pathogens unless they are also known to occur in dendrobatids or other tropical frogs. I'm...
  3. Beginner Discussion
    After spending the last few hours reading stories from the sick frogs section of the forum I am now terrified of getting dart frogs. It seems that it is nearly impossible to keep them free of bacteria and disease (I know that must not be the case). I am especially afraid of chytrid. What can...
  4. General Health & Disease Treatment
    Getting back from a few days out of town, I noticed a bright red mass on my female cobalt. She is housed with her mate that I purchased as an adult breeding pair several years ago at Microcosm in Seattle. She is still active and is eating well. I would appreciate any suggestions on what the...
  5. General Health & Disease Treatment
    So I built my terrarium complete with waterfall, false bottom, and water area and I used silicone to adhere some of the construction together. It wasn't until I was finished that I realized I used a non aquarium safe brand. Is my whole terrarium a bust? Will I ever be able to add frogs or fish...
  6. Science & Conservation
    The US Fish & Wildlife Service recently solicited comments on its proposal to list amphibians as injurious wildlife under the Lacey Act UNLESS certified free of chytrid fungus. You can read the letter I submitted to the USFWS here: http://savethefrogs.com/chytrid/pdf/Kriger-letter-to-USFWS.pdf...
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