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Strawberry Dart Frogs of Bocas del Toro

Written by on January 16, 2015 in Videos: Documentaries with 0 Comments
Strawberry Dart Frogs of Bocas del Toro

The Bocas del Toro Caribbean archipelago to the north of Panama is home to an amazing variety of Strawberry Dart frogs, Oophaga pumilio – each of the main islands having a unique color morph.  Colors range from red to blue and orange to green, making it one of the most polymorphic of any animal species […]

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Behind the Scenes at Josh’s Frogs

Written by on January 16, 2015 in Captive Care, Videos: Captive Care with 0 Comments
Behind the Scenes at Josh’s Frogs

Founded in 2004 and based in Owosso, Michigan, Josh’s Frogs is the largest producer of captive bred poison dart frogs in North America. One of their aims is “conservation through commercialization” – the hope being that by supplying large numbers of high quality captive bred frogs into the hobby, people will no longer be tempted […]

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Beginners Guide to Dart Frog Care: top 10 secrets to success – part 3

Written by on January 13, 2015 in Captive Care with 0 Comments
Beginners Guide to Dart Frog Care:  top 10 secrets to success – part 3

This is the last of a three part series looking at the top 10 secrets to success for keeping poison dart frogs in captivity.  Part 1 looked at choosing which species to keep, with part 2 focusing on getting the micro-climate right.  Now it’s time to get creative with the vivarium’s interior design. Part 3 […]

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Beginners Guide to Dart Frog Care: top 10 secrets to success – part 2

Written by on January 13, 2015 in Captive Care with 0 Comments
Beginners Guide to Dart Frog Care:  top 10 secrets to success – part 2

This is the second of a three part series looking at the top 10 secrets to success for keeping poison dart frogs in captivity.  Part 1 introduced some ways of selecting which species to keep, where to purchase them and what kind of vivarium to keep them in.  Now it’s time to make sure all […]

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Top 10 Dart Frog Facts

Written by on January 7, 2015 in Introduction with 0 Comments
Top 10 Dart Frog Facts

Poison Dart frogs are among the most amazing, highly adapted animals on the planet.  Most people’s image of a frog is of a green, semi-aquatic animal with webbed feet, that typically hides away during the day and lays hundreds of eggs in ponds.  Poison Dart frogs break all these rules! Here’s a top ten list […]

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Beginners Guide to Dart Frog Care: top 10 secrets to success – part 1

Written by on January 7, 2015 in Captive Care with 0 Comments
Beginners Guide to Dart Frog Care:  top 10 secrets to success – part 1

Keeping and breeding poison dart frogs in captivity is a fascinating and rewarding hobby.  They are also just as safe to keep as other tropical amphibians, as once in captivity dart frogs lose their ability to make poison.  Their wide variety of vivid colors and behavior patterns provides ample selection to choose from, with many […]

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