Frog food..... I'm outta it! Please Help!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by 44Wolves, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. 44Wolves

    44Wolves Here is Your New Title

    Jun 28, 2009
    Hey, all!

    AS you may know, the Winter months are nearing, sending almost all bugs into hiding. Now, I NEED bugs. I have a Copes Gray Tree frog living with a toad, and Her "Baby" [It's just a baby we found.]

    Flo, Named after "Progressive"'s Flo, Our first frog and quite an oldie. The tree frog.
    Coconut, The mommy, a burly big brown toad.
    and Black-eye, The Baby, has a black ridge over his eye instead of brown.

    Usually eat wild bugs, such as moths and worms. But I can't find them. Does anyone know of an alternate food source that is VERY cheap and plentiful? Maybe like, Bread... or what?

    The Petco crickets would be no good, as there are many places to hid and they would never catch them.
    Mealworms are way to small for them.
  2. annanicole18

    annanicole18 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 16, 2009
    Cincinnati, OH
    super worms or buy some night crawlers from a bait shop
  3. codymax2

    codymax2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2010
    Liverpool, NY
    Get a bunch of mealworms and let them breed like crazy! You'll never run out and they are easy to keep!
  4. SillyChicken

    SillyChicken Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 12, 2010
    most petstores and bait shops will also have crickets.
  5. Animalian

    Animalian Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 18, 2011
    i've heard of people making meat slurry so flies lay their eggs in it, then letting the maggots grow, rinsing the slurry off the maggots and feeding that. If there are ANY flys around
  6. watchdogps

    watchdogps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2011
    Central Ohio
    Frogs will only eat moving prey
  7. linben

    linben Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2010
    Austin, TX
    The mealworms and crickets at our pet store are 1.00/dozen. Got a friend with a roach problems?

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2011
    X2 on the super worm comment!
  9. bufforp89

    bufforp89 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2009
    Chenango Forks NY
    I kept an African Clawed frog alive for 4 years in a small tank on my kitchen counter with little balls of raw hamburger. I would just take a little and put it on the end of a wooden skewer and wiggle it in his face and he would grab and eat it...eventually got to the point where I just had to drop it in and he would use his little legs to pull it into his mouth...If you try this though remove any uneaten meat as it will obviously foul the tank quickly.
  10. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    nightcrawler, meal worms, crickets, red worms you can find the worms cheeper at a bait store than a pet store

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