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    You've done well for your bullfrog. He has a nicer habitat than most in his situation. lol It's sad about the other tadpole. Did the other fish show any aggression toward it (not that you have any aggressive fish in there...)?
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    not that I ever noticed. he'd get bumped into by a cory now and then or something, but that was it. I figured he was sort of like a big otocinclus in terms of diet and temperment, and the otos do fine in there.
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    Great pics Brhino. Are you and daughter enjoying the habbitat?

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    yeah, except there's this PBS show about animals that she loves called "Wild Kratts", and they had a segment on coral reef tanks, so now she wants one of those too. She's got a plan all drawn up.
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    Haha, that's really cute. Good for her, for planning it out.
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    Update time! Sort of.

    One day a month or two ago the frog disappeared. Just... vanished. I looked all over and eventually noticed a sort of depression behind one of the plants. I carefully removed a couple chunks of substrate and saw frog flesh. The frog had burrowed under the plant (killing it in the process, incidentally), and there it remains. I guess it's hibernating. It doesn't come out, as far as I can tell. It doesn't go in the pond, and it doesn't eat any crickets I put in. For the first few weeks I would gently expose just enough of it to see if it was still alive and breathing, but I guess it got tired of that because it burrowed further in and now I can't see it at all.

    I guess this is normal behavior (although it didn't do it last winter), but the fact is I honestly don't even know if it's alive or not. I feel like if it died, I would notice a foul smell, but apart from that all I can do is wait and see what happens when spring rolls around.
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    Today I must report the end of the adventure.

    Winter has passed and it's getting warmer out, so it started to become more and more worrying that the frog had not emerged. So today I went digging, and eventually found the body buried under the substrate, covered in some kind of white mold or fungus. I have no idea what did it in. Starvation? Complications arising from attempting to hibernate in an environment that never actually got much below room temperature? Dehydration?

    I broke the news to my daughter. I had been warning her for a couple weeks that we didn't know if the frog was alive or not, so it wasn't a total shock. She told me I should find a rock so we could put a grave in the habitat... I explained that I was going to clean out the habitat though. She then asked me to remind her of the name of what the ancient Egyptians used to do with their kings and queens. I had to explain that I was not familiar with the art of mummification but I was pretty sure that the frog would not be a suitable specimen. Eventually we decided that the body could be disposed of without ceremony.

    She asked if we could get more tadpoles and I said we'd have to think about that.
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    Aaw, a 3 year saga hath come to an end...

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    You did great with this project and documented it great. I appreciate being able to view into your world on this one.

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    Brhino ~ thank you so very much for sharing this whole adventure! It was a wonderful read.

    I’ve never kept a Bullfrog but have grown out countless Leopard Frogs (wild caught, released again where they came from).

    You did a fabulous job with your habitat and this documentation!
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