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  1. Default Spotted January tadpole?


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    I was recently at a river near us, and I caught an odd little tadpole. It's about 1 1/4" long, with 3/8" of that being body. The odd thing is, the body is tan, and there is a row of spots down its back, increasing then decreasing in size like this:
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    The largest spot is about 1/8". Any ideas what he is? He's in my tank so I can see what he turns into. I saw only three others like him (they got away), and I was thinking maybe a treefrog? We're in Texas BTW.
    I hate hearing people say "it's only a $3/$5/$1 fish/shrimp, so it's ok if it dies, I can just get another." It's still an animal! All animals should be treated like they're worth $10,000.
    29 sw: Damsel, shrimpgoby, pistol shrimp, waspfish
    65 fw: Rummies, glowlight tetras, pencilfish, darters, ottos, f betta, goby, dwarf gourami, ninjas
    29 fw: Chili rasboras, pygmy cories, P. Gertrudae

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    Some tadpoles overwinter. It might be a bullfrog tadpole. I would suggest researching about frog/toad species found in your area.

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    I don't think it's a bullfrog. They get larger than this one before overwintering usually. Do you know if any frog freaks get on here? Edit: he may be a green treefrog. Does anyone know if the tadpoles overwinter?
    Last edited by Fishkeeper; 01-10-2012 at 11:31 PM.
    I hate hearing people say "it's only a $3/$5/$1 fish/shrimp, so it's ok if it dies, I can just get another." It's still an animal! All animals should be treated like they're worth $10,000.
    29 sw: Damsel, shrimpgoby, pistol shrimp, waspfish
    65 fw: Rummies, glowlight tetras, pencilfish, darters, ottos, f betta, goby, dwarf gourami, ninjas
    29 fw: Chili rasboras, pygmy cories, P. Gertrudae

  4. Default


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    Wups, maybe he is a bullfrog. He's almost 3" long now! He seems to like frozen food very much.
    I hate hearing people say "it's only a $3/$5/$1 fish/shrimp, so it's ok if it dies, I can just get another." It's still an animal! All animals should be treated like they're worth $10,000.
    29 sw: Damsel, shrimpgoby, pistol shrimp, waspfish
    65 fw: Rummies, glowlight tetras, pencilfish, darters, ottos, f betta, goby, dwarf gourami, ninjas
    29 fw: Chili rasboras, pygmy cories, P. Gertrudae

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    Wow, 5" long! Yup, bullfrog.
    I hate hearing people say "it's only a $3/$5/$1 fish/shrimp, so it's ok if it dies, I can just get another." It's still an animal! All animals should be treated like they're worth $10,000.
    29 sw: Damsel, shrimpgoby, pistol shrimp, waspfish
    65 fw: Rummies, glowlight tetras, pencilfish, darters, ottos, f betta, goby, dwarf gourami, ninjas
    29 fw: Chili rasboras, pygmy cories, P. Gertrudae

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