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 #2224927


Srkm
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 Can i feed firebellys grasshoppers?

I have had firebelly toads for over 9 months and have always fed them crickets from the pet store. I have recently been able to catch grasshoppers from my yard. Can I offer them to my firebelly toads?



06/15/11  01:15pm

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  Message To: Srkm   In reference to Message Id: 2224927


 Can i feed firebellys grasshoppers?

Probably you can if they are small and soft-bodied, without sharp nasty mouthparts or spines... however, there are some types, notably the ones called lubbers, that are definitely toxic and should NEVER be used. (Lubbers are the ones that are black with bright red markings when they are small, and grow into those big, nasty slow-moving brown grasshoppers.) So, use caution and use only small, non-toxic types, but if you aren’t sure, it might be best to just use crickets.



06/15/11  03:24pm

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  Message To: Crotus   In reference to Message Id: 2224950


 Can i feed firebellys grasshoppers?

Crickets are cheap! I’d stick to crickets, and not risk the health hazards that grasshoppers can pose... Just my .02!



06/15/11  10:45pm

 #2225150


Crotus
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  Message To: Prolawn_care   In reference to Message Id: 2225022


 Can i feed firebellys grasshoppers?

I agree, to be on the safe side



06/16/11  05:11pm

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  Message To: Crotus   In reference to Message Id: 2225150


 Can i feed firebellys grasshoppers?

Umm I recommend cricket store bought!:) hope it helps :)



06/15/12  07:18pm


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