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So my Petco people really must quit talking me into tanks that I don't have room for. Couple of months ago they were have a sale on the aqueon 13 gal widescreen tanks which of course came home and then not two months later had their dollar per gallon sale so another 10 gal tank came home with me. Then searching through the site trying to decide what to do with the tanks I started to read Gizmo's ADF thread which of course made me want the little buggers. So I set up the 13 gal tank all nice and planted with driftwood and a little moss cave I made out of a pot one of the plants came in. I took trumpet snails from one of the other tanks and a giant of a mystery snail that I've had for ever while I waited for everything to settle in and start growing, well needless to say I went to Petco yesterday to get fish food and saw that they had froggies. I know they aren't the best place to get them from but well they are the only place around here that I know of to get them. It's too cold right now to even think about having them shipped from somewhere and well they were too adorable soo 3 of them came home with me. I'm still working on if they are male or female but I think its 2 males and one female. I could be absolutely wrong if I am please chime in but for now their names are
Greer

Ainsley

and Finley
 

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I know right. It's the reason they just had to come home with me lol. I just can't wait till they really settle in and start to show their true personalities. Finley so far is the bold one and has taken over exploring the tank. Ainsley is content to sit in the camboda and watch everything that's going on and Greer hides under the piece of driftwood that's in there.
 

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Omg! So cute. I've been wanting some myself but I'm unfamiler with their needs. What's their pH/hardness needs? Diet? Lifespan? Best grouping numbers? Would they be cool in my 25gal with 2 betta and 6 kuhli loaches?
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pH I am not sure. they like temps, from what I have read, between like 75-80. I could be wrong though. They are scavengers but I feed a mix of bloodworms and HBH frog bites. So far I haven't gotten a good number on their life span prob something that Gizmo can answer though as she is breeding hers. And they can be by themselves but in a group of two or more it is said that they will socialize and be really active. I would say yes they would be ok but only if your bettas didn't harass the frogs and make sure there are plenty of hides. This is all mostly what I have gathered reading some of the threads on here and scouring the web for info before I brought them home. This is still kinda a learning experience for me though. Just hope they will be forgiving of my mistakes.
 

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Thanks. And my girls are sweet and well fed. Little One even likes to rub up against my hand when I mess with the tank and eat from my hand. My loaches don't show any aversion to them and I have caves and nice plants.
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If I want to yea I could add fish. Many keep their frogs and fish together but like all community tanks you just have to keep and eye on everyone. Eventually I am think if adding some platys or I may set up the ten gallon for them not sure yet.
 

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Love love loveeee your frogs , they are so adorable :) Do they make any sounds, seems like I have read some will sing at night ?

I love nothing more than to walk down to the pond on Summer evenings and listen to all the frogs that live in it sing, my dog also seems to enjoy listening to them, he will sit down and be so quiet an still , I almost have to make him leave when its time to come home. Such a warm feeling on a cold winters night, thanks for sharing them with us :)
 

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So far I haven't heard them sing for me yet but they have only been here 2 days and are still adjusting to the tank. And just a quick update from this morning when I went in to feed everybody, mostly since my cat decided it was time for me to be awake at the crack of dawn lol, everyone was out and exploring Finley was watching the yard since the tank is close to a window he can see into the back yard and watch the dogs run around. Greer was holding down his hiding spot but stuck his head out to say hi when I came in with the camera it was just to cute so I though I would share his good morning with everyone (even though its afternoon now but the puppies required attention before I could pull out the laptop)
 

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So I am pretty sure Ainsley shed either that or she decided to eat part of a plant. But everyone is doing well and have really taken to the small terra cotta pots I put in there for them. I would add a pic but they haven't been cooperative today so everything just turned out blurry hopefully they will behave better in the morning.
 

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Finley decided to be sociable this morning and come out to say hi so of course I have to share the froggy cuteness :)
 

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Eee more ADFs. :D I have four myself and I absolutely love them. Mine tend to only sing at night (I have to use a fan by my head because they don't ever stop) I'm actually trying to raise a few tadpoles. This is the first batch that has made it this far and they are quite large. I don't think they'll make it to fully grown because I've read how hard it is, but I thought to try.

I find they are a lot more active when they have a tank with just their own species. I had them growing up and they were always hiding and shy when I had other fish but it did work out ok.

I think they're really fun when we have company over. They are always a conversation starter. xD
 

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They have started to tank over the tank and explore. Usually when I come home at night they are nosing around and just look up at me like "what? there's nothing going on here." The tank has grown to include a single ghost shrimp (there were only two when I went to get some and one didn't make it through the night), 3 otos, and some gold white cloud minnows. All my plants are really starting to become a jungle but everyone seems to like it. Sunny, my betta, was getting jealous so she got up graded to a 5.5 gal from the 2.5 she grew up in. She was a baby betta from Petco and I didn't want to overwhelm her with a huge tank so I gave her the spare 2.5 I had from another betta that spazed in larger spaces.
"I'm just gonna sit here and reflect" -Greer-
 

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So everyone was out and about today and they even let me snap a few, ok lots of pics lol so let me share ^^ sorry the pics are huge they did not want to size down right

The single ghostie


The two boys having a stare off


one fish or two fish not really sure


Ainsley thinking that I can't see her lol


And last but certainly not least sunny. She just had a have her picture taken too
 

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Sorry it's been awhile, school got crazy then I got sick. But everyone is doing well went to the petco half off sale today which was crazy. I wanted to get some more plants but they were pretty much sold out of everything so instead I got a few more ghost shrimp to go with the lone one that has been cruising the tank. I will try to upload a pic of the jungle (that is seriously what the tank is starting to look like despite the very yellow water from the drift wood and algae) in a little while.
 

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When do their front paws web out? I see in one of your pictures he/she has one webbed front paw and one not so much. I'm wondering because I just bought my first ADF and both his front paws are like underdeveloped or something. They're not webbed or finger-y.
 
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