Pretty stupid question about croaking

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Pretty stupid question about croaking

Postby kermy » Mon Oct 09, 2006 2:22 pm

Has anyone ever pretended to croak to your frogs and they have croaked back?

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Postby GrantW » Mon Oct 09, 2006 2:24 pm

All the time! Frogs are very responsive to imitations of their calls. Frog surveyers will often make croaking noises to frogs to see if they respond, I know I have when surveying for Bell Frogs.
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Postby kermy » Mon Oct 09, 2006 2:38 pm

Good! I've done it for year and I wasn't sure if it was stuffing them up
I thought I could of disrupted them and made it hard for them to reproduce or something.
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Postby kikker » Sat Oct 27, 2007 9:42 pm

I downloaded my frog species 'croak' and I play it to the juveniles.... gets them croaking back!!

sooooo cute!

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Postby Khemo » Tue Oct 30, 2007 5:48 pm

I've tried many times but my frog never called back :( this guy seems to have no problems though, check it out :) :


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kC7q-Kn3Bmo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoQdVk9SIi0

i wish my frogs responded like he's does

Bill :)

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Postby GrantW » Tue Oct 30, 2007 6:03 pm

You can downlaod frog calls from www.frogsaustralia.net.au

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Postby den » Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:04 pm

thanks Grant for the web site!

I have had Mr.T for 3 months and not a single noise so I began to think Mr.T maybe a Ms.T

So last week I purchased Ms.T a male partner, which I was told 'croaks'.

omg i heard my TWO frogs croak for the first time tonight!

Yes that's right Mr.T croaked the cutest high pitched croaks!
So now looks like I may have 2 boys LOL!

Is this correct though that ONLY males croak??????

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Postby GrantW » Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:07 pm

The only time females will make noise is when they are distressed, which is generally when they are being attacked by something, otherwise yes only males make noise.

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Postby den » Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:45 pm

thanks for the reply Grant.

Mr.T did't appear distressed when he croaked tonight, was sitting in his usual spot at this time of the night, very tame now... likes to come out of his tank and sit on the edge and watch what's happening while I sit here on the computer lol.

But I am still not sure whether Mr.t is male or female. I began to think mr.t was a female until tonight.

I will post a pic. Mr.T is the dark green one. Can you please tell me whether you think mr.t is female or male, much appreciated :)
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Postby GrantW » Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:46 pm

if its calling then its male.

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Postby Ann » Sat Feb 16, 2008 7:47 am

My green trees have been with me for three years now without a sound, then in the last month one has called about three times. Maybe he got sick of being called a girl!
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Postby den » Sun Feb 17, 2008 3:03 am

LOL! three calls for the three years!
lol he'd had enough!

that's great Ann, to hear him (or her) call after so long. I got so excited when i heard mine croak, but DAMN they won't do it again!

i have tried and tried and NO CAN DO again

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Postby Ann » Sun Feb 17, 2008 6:24 am

Try spraying them from a water bottle, or pouring water in a rain like manner (watering can?) into your water section.
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Postby angel_saza » Sun Feb 17, 2008 12:29 pm

I think i have 2 males and 1 female. Theonly time they will croak is when i play the caerulea call for them or really early in the morning.


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