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Jawsofafrog
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# Posted: 3 Jan 2010 07:05 · Edited by: Jawsofafrog


REPTILES Magazine is featuring on the latest issue (January 2010) Megophrys Nasuta. The article is well written and the leafy frog graces the cover. The article is called "CAMOUFLAGE KINGS." I just picked it up at my local Pet Club. There is also an acticle called "TADPOLE CARE 10 Secrets to Success." I have not read that article yet. I am happy to see this issue.

http://www.reptilechannel.com/reptile-magazines/re ptiles-magazine/january-2010/reptiles-magazine-100 1.aspx


1.0.0 Tanimbar Island Blue Tongue Skink T. scincoides chimaerea Silver Phase
0.1.0 Variable King snake Lampropeltis Thayeri Mexicana
0.0.1 Western Hognose snake Heterodon nasicus
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bschwinn
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# Posted: 3 Jan 2010 15:57


That is my favorite frog

Jawsofafrog
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# Posted: 3 Jan 2010 17:33 · Edited by: Jawsofafrog


I seen this frog in my local herp shop, I did not know anything about it besides it was $35 and statue like. WC, yes. Maybe one day we will see these bred as common as RETF.


1.0.0 Tanimbar Island Blue Tongue Skink T. scincoides chimaerea Silver Phase
0.1.0 Variable King snake Lampropeltis Thayeri Mexicana
0.0.1 Western Hognose snake Heterodon nasicus
2.0.0 Green tree frog Hyla
Carlton
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# Posted: 5 Jan 2010 01:07


I wouldn't hold your breath! From the few nasuta tads I worked with along with Steve Busch and a few others raising Chad's clutch, we found they are pretty picky as to rearing conditions. Not the typical "soup" style tank at all. Aside from that, even getting the frogs to breed successfully is very rare. The vast majority of wc adults are now heavily infected with chytrid. They can be treated but some are finding that chytrid can recur in previously treated frogs or they come down with secondary bacterial eyelid infections. I lost my largest female to this...it resisted ALL antibiotic treatments, resulted in blindness, so she was put down.

I've been lucky so far with my remaining chytrid-treated group. They've been in a breeding setup twice with no more losses. But, no eggs either. I'll be surprised if the article gives any new information we can use, but you never know.


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Carlton
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# Posted: 5 Jan 2010 01:18


Could anyone out there pick me up a copy? I don't know of any vendors who carry it in AK. I'd be more than happy to reimburse the mag and postage.


"True merit is like a river. The deeper it is the less noise it makes." Edward Frederick Halifax
Sh0e
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# Posted: 5 Jan 2010 01:25


Malaysia isn't too far from me. I've been meaning to make my way down that way at some point.


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Jawsofafrog
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# Posted: 5 Jan 2010 21:58 · Edited by: Jawsofafrog


Hey Carlton, sounds like you have a good group of these. Thanks for sharing the info. Sorry to hear you lost your female.


1.0.0 Tanimbar Island Blue Tongue Skink T. scincoides chimaerea Silver Phase
0.1.0 Variable King snake Lampropeltis Thayeri Mexicana
0.0.1 Western Hognose snake Heterodon nasicus
2.0.0 Green tree frog Hyla
Carlton
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# Posted: 6 Jan 2010 00:29


Well, so far the rest of this group has been healthy. Haven't lost a frog for over a year except to one accident, but I've also housed them separately for at least that long. I've had one female going on 4 years (thanks for the mottled one Steve). She developed the secondary eyelid infection after chytrid treatment 2 years ago (never showed any active chytrid) but slowly fought it off. Her horns were damaged, but her eyes are OK. She was quite different physically from the large female I lost and I suspect I have a mix of the "lowland" and the "upland Borneo" types described. They probably have different breeding triggers or reach breeding condition at different times. I'll be very surprised if they are successful knowing how much variation I have. I'm hoping to get a couple of the remaining Chadpole froglets from Steve next spring and it will be great to see just which form those mature into.

BTW, found a copy of Reptiles, thanks.


"True merit is like a river. The deeper it is the less noise it makes." Edward Frederick Halifax
Jawsofafrog
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# Posted: 6 Jan 2010 15:30


Great to hear.


1.0.0 Tanimbar Island Blue Tongue Skink T. scincoides chimaerea Silver Phase
0.1.0 Variable King snake Lampropeltis Thayeri Mexicana
0.0.1 Western Hognose snake Heterodon nasicus
2.0.0 Green tree frog Hyla
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