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  1. #1

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    Ypsilanti, Michigan
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    for the help - smaug Happy Father's Day! - Aminax awesome tank in TOTM - Lady Hobbs Good guess! - Lab_Rat To match your Super speed LOL - 850R 
    Cool contest! - Wild Turkey Great shrimp advice - Wild Turkey You have the patience of a rock - Aeonflame Happy 5th Anniversary - Aminax Thanks! - Scrup 
    Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - Brhino 

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    NOTE: The tadpoles (and later frogs) described in the following journal were claimed to be leopard frog tadpoles by the seller, and for the first many pages of this journal they are referred to as such. However, as I later learned, these are actually bullfrogs.

    For my daughter's 4th birthday, some relatives decided to get her a tadpole kit. I'm less then enthused about the unsolicited pet, but with that said we're going to do what we can to take great care of them! This journal will chronicle our adventures in frog-keeping.


    We were supposedly getting two tadpoles, but three arrived. They come with a little 2 gallon plastic enclosure...


    ...that's cracked at the top. Fantastic. So, we've only got it 75% filled. It's not going to be their home for very long, anyhow.


    Here's one of the tadpoles, distorted a little because of the bend in the corner of the acrylic.

    My daughter has named the three tadpoles. They are named Brulia, Dulia, and Lulia. I'm not sure on the spelling.

    In the next few posts I'll talk about the research I've done on leopard frogs and my future plans for them.
    Last edited by Aeonflame; 04-12-2013 at 01:34 PM.
    300 gallon mega tank: sailfin pleco, clown loaches, silver dollars, roseline sharks, congo tetras
    75 gallon community tank: black skirt tetras, danios, bronze corys, harlequin rasboras, otos, bristlenose and bulldog plecos, assassin snails, red cherry shrimp, bamboo shrimp
    60 gallon goldfish tank: fancy goldfish

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    Good luck with your tadpoles!

  3. #3

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    hopefully this one shows up. - KingFisher It's the closest thing I could find to a snowflake. - Taurus Happy Birthday Girl. Wishing you many more. Ya thats why the Champagne is in play. hehehe - Strider199 For piping up - ~firefly~ Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~ 
    Merry Christmas - Cliff Merry Christmas - gadget228 Thank you and Happy Holidays! - KingFisher Merry x-mas and a Happy New Year Trillianne - Strider199 Happy New Year!!! - Rue 

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    Good luck with your tadpoles!

    (I think we have a set of those measuring cups too!)

  4. #4

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    Merry Christmas! - Lab_Rat thank you for the birthday wishes - mommy1 Happy One Year AC Anniversary! - Rue For being understanding, thank you - Cliff (closest I could find to a catfish) Thanks for the nomination! - sheamurai 
    Thank you for the MOTM nomination - mommy1 I think you deserve a random gift. Yes, I think you do. - PhillipOrigami For being a fellow MA native! - Lolita Happy Birthday to you. - jeffs99dime Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - genocidex 

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    that stinks about the crack, but its common with those things. im guessing you are going to be upgrading their tank to a 10g at least?
    KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
    I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
    gotta love them bunnies!
    I.R.S.: We've got what it takes to take what you've got!

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    Join Date
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    for the help - smaug Happy Father's Day! - Aminax awesome tank in TOTM - Lady Hobbs Good guess! - Lab_Rat To match your Super speed LOL - 850R 
    Cool contest! - Wild Turkey Great shrimp advice - Wild Turkey You have the patience of a rock - Aeonflame Happy 5th Anniversary - Aminax Thanks! - Scrup 
    Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - Brhino 

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    They'll be going into a 10g some time in the next few days... I have plenty of 10g tanks lying around.

    From what I've read, as adults they need a water area and a land area. I've got mind to take a tank and silicone an acrylic divider into it to make that happen. It will depend on how the tadpoles do. If I lose one or two I may do this with a 10g tank. If all three survive, I'll probably use the old 29g I have available.
    300 gallon mega tank: sailfin pleco, clown loaches, silver dollars, roseline sharks, congo tetras
    75 gallon community tank: black skirt tetras, danios, bronze corys, harlequin rasboras, otos, bristlenose and bulldog plecos, assassin snails, red cherry shrimp, bamboo shrimp
    60 gallon goldfish tank: fancy goldfish

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    Merry Christmas! - Lab_Rat thank you for the birthday wishes - mommy1 Happy One Year AC Anniversary! - Rue For being understanding, thank you - Cliff (closest I could find to a catfish) Thanks for the nomination! - sheamurai 
    Thank you for the MOTM nomination - mommy1 I think you deserve a random gift. Yes, I think you do. - PhillipOrigami For being a fellow MA native! - Lolita Happy Birthday to you. - jeffs99dime Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - genocidex 

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    now im excited to see how this goes...
    keep us up to date and plenty of pics please
    KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
    I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
    gotta love them bunnies!
    I.R.S.: We've got what it takes to take what you've got!

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