Melanistic Red eye Tree Frog
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Melanistic Red eye Tree Frogs, also known as Agalychnis callidryas, are a stunning species of tree frog that are native to Central America. These frogs are known for their striking coloration, which includes black or dark brown skin and bright red eyes. They are a popular species among pet owners due to their unique appearance and fascinating behaviors.
Origin: Melanistic Red eye Tree Frogs are native to Central America, including countries such as Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama. They can be found in a variety of habitats, including rainforests, cloud forests, and wetlands.
Temperature: These frogs require a warm and humid environment to thrive, with an ideal temperature range between 75-85°F (24-29°C). It's important to monitor the temperature and humidity levels in their enclosure to ensure they stay healthy.
Housing: Melanistic Red eye Tree Frogs require an enclosure that mimics their natural habitat. A tall terrarium with live plants and plenty of hiding spots is ideal. The enclosure should also have a secure lid to prevent escapes. Additionally, a source of UVB lighting is recommended to help them produce vitamin D3.
Feeding: Melanistic Red eye Tree Frogs are insectivores and their diet should consist primarily of live insects, such as crickets and flies. It's important to provide a variety of insects to ensure they receive a balanced diet.
Lifespan: With proper care, Melanistic Red eye Tree Frogs can live up to 10 years in captivity. However, they are susceptible to a variety of health issues if their enclosure is not kept clean and their diet is not properly balanced.
Behavior and Personality: Melanistic Red eye Tree Frogs are known for their interesting behaviors, such as the ability to change colors from dark to light depending on their surroundings. They are also nocturnal, and are most active at night. These frogs are relatively easy to handle, but it's important to handle them with care to prevent injuries.
Please note: We don't ship live animals. You can order online and choose click and collect and we will hold it for you.