kingsnake.com - reptile and amphibian classifieds, breeders, forums, photos, videos and more
return to main index
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
 
click here for Nature Zone
Live Reptiles, Cages, Feeders, More...
Online/Stores/Expos - LLLReptile.com
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Anaconda . . . . . . . . . .  Edmonton Reptile & Amp. Society Meeting - Nov. 21, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  NY Metro Reptile Expo - Nov. 27, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Orlando - Dec. 02-03, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Houston - Dec. 02-03, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Nebraska Herp Society Meeting - Dec. 02, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Jacksonville Herp Society Meeting - Dec. 02, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Hamburg Reptile Show - Dec. 02, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Hampton Roads Reptile Expo - Dec. 03, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Greater Cincinnati Herp Society Meeting - Dec. 06, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Central Illinois Herp Society Meeting - Dec. 07, 2017 . . . . . . . . . . 

how long will Fat Ethel live in captivity???


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ The Frog and Toad Forum ]

Posted by ginevive on May 10, 2003 at 06:03:38:

In Reply to: how long will Fat Ethel live in captivity??? posted by LizardFlorida on May 09, 2003 at 22:12:54:

It 's kinda hard to say how long he'll live because you dont really know how old he is now. But they can live for many years. If you're just giving him one or two food items like crickets, you could give them every day or every other day. If he looked thin when you got him, it would be wise to gradually get him back to an ideal weight, but not to shock his system by overfeeding right away. Maybe also use some vitamin/calcium powder?
Was he injured or really thin when you caught him? Usually I would say it is bad to take wild frogs from the wild, but bullfrogs are an exception because they are introduced to many areas, and I am sure there's no shortage of them in this country :)


Follow Ups:




[ Follow Ups ] [ The Frog and Toad Forum ]