Best Pet Frogs for Advanced Keepers. What qualifies a pet frog for the advanced keeper? The below pet frogs have been chosen due to their delicate care requirements. Although they may make great pets for the advanced keeper, they might just not be the right choice for the average person trying to start out with a pet frog.
Smaller Pacman frogs can be fed insects such as crickets, or other common pet store prey insects such as mealworms, wax worms, etc., that are gut loaded prior to feeding. As your frog grows, it can be fed pinkie (newborn) mice and eventually larger mice. Adult-sized frogs may take a medium sized mouse or pinkie rat. Guppies, a variety of insects, and even smaller frogs can also be fed to your Pacman frog.
Scientists are fairly certain that a component of the dart frogs diet in the wild is what enables the frogs to be poisonous since captive bred animals never develop toxicity. Additionally, wild caught animals will lose their toxicity after some time in captivity.
Provide your pet with small roaches, sow bugs, crickets, earthworms, butterworms, calciworms, cultured houseflies, silkworms, and other commercially available insects. Tomato Frogs are best fed small insects, the size of a ¼ to ½ inch cricket. Mealworms should be avoided.