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Average Rating Given To This Care Sheet Is 0    (1=lowest, 5=highest)    Last Updated: 07/20/2007

Main Category:

Aquatic/Land

Sub Category:

Toads

 Care Sheet Submitted By:

FROG BOY12

Years Experience:

5 to 10 Years

Species:

American toad(Bufo americanus)

Other Species or Phases this Care Sheet May Cover:

toads/ terrestrial frogs

Sexing and Characteristics:

Females larger than males

Mostly Active During:

Night

Substrate and Water Needs:

Moist soil/moss paper towels as a temporary substrait

shallow water bowl with fresh spring or declorinated water

Lighting and UVB:

No lighting required

Temperatures and Humidity:

75 to 85 deg.

around 80% humidity

Heating and Equipment:

Heating pad under tank

Caging Provided:

To start you should put the water bowl in between the hot and
unheated part of the cage. always have plants overhanging the water bowl for security. Have plenty hiding places.

10 gallon tank per toad

Diet:

Carnivorous

Description of Diet:

Invertibrites:
earthwarms/crickets/mealwarms/waxwarms etc.
feed about five food items every day/1earthworm a night

Supplements, Nutrition and Usage:

Powder supplement

dust crickets etc.

Maintenance:

change water daily or less often if needed

change substrait every month or so, and clean out cage well

Some Words on this Species:

Very hardy and easy to maintain with proper care
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