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tadpole gills & oxygen question


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Posted by kimhotep on April 22, 2003 at 20:59:23:

Okay, so my wood frog taddies had frilly little gills for a couple days after they hatched. Now the gills are gone from them. So - how are they breathing? I keep reading about regularly changing the water out so it's oxygenated - but how are they breathing after they lose their visible gills? I don't see them gulping at the surface.

Thanks!
-Kim


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