CAPTIVE CARE INFORMATION
Scientific Name: Trachyephalus Resinifictrix AKA: Phyrnohyas Resinifictrix
Common Name: Amazon Milky Frog
Distribution: Amazon Basin
Size: 3” – 3 ½”
Trade Availability: Scarce, Captive Bred/Born
Tree dweller often found on the bark of trees
A 20 gallon high is suitable for 2 – 3 adults.
The bottom of the terrarium should be covered with Peat Sphagnum (1/4 inch).
Shallow dish of water (distilled water is recommended)
Plant consisting of Pothos, Ficus and Philodendron.
It seems they enjoy branches hanging over water
Daytime: no more than 82 degrees F
Nighttime: 68 – 70 degrees F
Suggestion for the cover/lid is screen top covering 80% with Saran Wrap, glass or
2% UVB is required for froglets 2 months & older, no more than 3% UVB.
**UV rays help eliminate excess bacteria growth (not saying bacteria will not grow in the tank, but it will help lower it)
UVB is essential for frog’s growth.
As Small froglets – 1/8” crickets
As juveniles – ¼” crickets – Try house flies for an entertaining treat!
As adults – ½” – 5/8” crickets
**adults may be offered small roaches (if you want), they should equal the same size as the cricket.
Dust all food with Rep-Cal Herptivite & Rep-Cal Calcium w/Vitamin 3
***3 parts Herptivite to 1 part Calcium***