Red Eye Tree Frog (Captive Bred) – Agalychnis callidryas

josh's frogs red eye tree frog adult

CAPTIVE CARE INFORMATION

Scientific Name: Agalychnis Callidryas

Common Name: Red Eye Tree Frog

Distribution: Nicaragua

Size: 2” – 3”

Trade Availability: Common

 

HABITAT:

Tree dweller often found 25’ or higher in the canopy.

 

CAPTIVE HABITAT:

A 20 gallon high is suitable for 3 – 4 adults.

The bottom of the terrarium should be covered with Peat Sphagnum 2-3” w/1” Pea gravel under for drainage

Live plants – Pothos, Philodendron.

Branches to climb on.

Shallow dish of water (distilled water is recommended)

 

TEMPERATURE:

Daytime: no more than 82 degrees F

Nighttime: 68 – 70 degrees F

 

HUMIDITY:

Suggestion for the cover/lid is screen top covering 80% with Saran Wrap, glass or

plexiglass.

 

LIGHTING:

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.

 

FOOD:

As juveniles – ¼” crickets

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***


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