What size vivarium do GTF need

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What size vivarium do GTF need

Postby Warwick29 » Sat Feb 11, 2012 6:18 pm

just wondering what size vivarium GTF's need.

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Postby MrFordEL » Sat Feb 11, 2012 7:39 pm

Depends how many you want??? 3 of them could do a 3ft by 2ft by 3ft

my white lips are in a 2ft by 2ft by 3 ft tank

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Postby Warwick29 » Sat Feb 11, 2012 7:56 pm

so no frogs in a 40,40,60 long vivarium

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Postby highlyevolved » Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:49 pm

i think you could keep 2-3 adult GTF's comfortably in the 45x45x60 terrariums they sell these days. But of course the more space the better.

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Postby Warwick29 » Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:55 pm

Is that in a long tank

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Postby highlyevolved » Sat Feb 11, 2012 9:26 pm

no 60cm would be height, height is more important with tree frogs than length and width.

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Postby Warwick29 » Sun Feb 12, 2012 5:12 am

Are there any tree frogs that don't need a lot of height?

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Postby Marshie Man » Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:26 am

I going to put 1 or 2 in a 30x30x45 and see how they go but i might have to move them out. It should be ok though, untill they grow up.

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Postby Litoria Alex » Sun Feb 12, 2012 4:10 pm

My perons tree frogs have a 3ft long tank that is longer than it is high and they do just fine (they do like a lot of plants/logs to climb on though)

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Postby highlyevolved » Sun Feb 12, 2012 4:16 pm

I currently got some baby red eyes in a 30X30X45 but will have to put them in a bigger tank in time. I guess there is really no rules just remember that tree frogs prefer to climb so they would be happier in a taller terrarium.
Green and Golden Bell Frogs are part of the tree frog family but they prefer to stay on the ground and live a more semi aquatic lifestyle, they are perfect for tanks with more length than height.

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Postby shona » Tue Feb 28, 2012 9:44 pm

We kept 3 in a 60L x 45D x 60H and once they got a couple of years old they scratched the green off their noses trying to get out, so I'd consider that too small for fully grown GTFs

http://frogs.org.au/community/viewtopic.php?t=5241

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Postby MrFordEL » Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:04 pm

Shona thats weird because my white lips keeps jumping at the mesh and making sores on their faces.

not so bad now but dont actually know what triggered it


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