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Noise from GTF???

Postby Kristyy » Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:57 am

Mine haven't made a sound since buying them but today OMG at the noise coming from the terrarium. 3 were asleep but 1 was awake. I was like WTF is that noise, muted music and walked to terrarium but it stopped before I got to it.

What sound do GTF's sound like? This did NOT sound like a frog croaking

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Postby Kristyy » Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:01 am

Just youtubed some, ok I think it was his croak. WOW

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Postby *ADRIAN* » Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:27 am

There really loud hey, ive got 9 of them in the lounge room and when ever you speak loud, turn the tv or music up and for some reason not sure if its the noise or change in air flow/condition they start and once one starts atleast 2 others join in. There funny to watch when there croaking aswell, they get a real rocking motion going when there getting right into it lol

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Postby Kristyy » Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:01 am

He was sitting down in some water. I am assuming it was him. Nothing else in this room that could have made a weird noise,lol

And assuming he is a male then?

Guess they are not babies anymore : P

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Postby *ADRIAN* » Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:51 am

Female GTFs will croak but it isnt as load or as constant as the males, so if its a on going croak, say 5-10 seconds or more compared to a couple of short quick croaks which the females makes, its more than likely its a male

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Postby Kristyy » Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:47 pm

Well I heard it again but he looked asleep so now no idea.
Do they croak if hiding asleep.
LOL


Sure as hell don't know what else it would have been though.

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Postby UuserMeLiam » Mon Feb 27, 2012 7:49 pm

Yeah they croak while they are in a sleeping position. just because they r crouched up doesnt mean they are sleeping :P

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Postby Kristyy » Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:48 pm

Is there an age/size they start croaking???

Usually I can see they are asleep as they close their eyes but this one was hiding in a rock too so could only see him from the top, couldn't see his eyes.

Guess I will know soon if he does it again : P

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Postby MrFordEL » Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:22 pm

Males can croak as early as 6 months old.

but females cant mate til their 2 :-(

my male started croaking at 6 month but the female dont seem to be interested

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Postby Kristyy » Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:13 am

Ok, mine are nowhere near that old yet

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Postby MrFordEL » Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:05 am

How can you tell?????

I brought the rest of the white lips this guy was selling they were the same size as when i got my the first tine about 3 cm and they were 5 months old.

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Postby vic178 » Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:21 am

Kristy, have a look under their chin next time you hear the noise. When they croak you can see an obvious expansion of the skin of their chin/neck.

All the best,
Vicki.

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Postby Kristyy » Tue Feb 28, 2012 4:31 pm

Ok maybe I can't.



They have grown bloody fast since I've owned them,lol. So assumption is they weren't very old when I got them. The first 2 were from a lot that had so many tiny babies. And these were pretty tiny.
The other 2 came from a lot that were a bit bigger in size and looked older.
Now they all look pretty much the same size except Mena who is smaller (mena was tiny when we got her)
So my assumption is that they are not 6 mths old yet. But really I don't have the foggiest, hahaha

I will keep my eye out for movement if I hear noise. Is it just weather and mating that makes them croak or will they croak just for the sake of being social?????

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Postby Kristyy » Wed Feb 29, 2012 3:12 pm

Heard it today and hubby said out of the corner of his eye he saw one moving.
I then heard one later and couldn't see him (different frog) but when I snuck over I could see an air bag under his chin and his belly was bloated.

So it is definitely them.
Seems they like loud noises.
My washing machine is noisy when it's spinning now and I had door open and tv was up as we were watching something.

Cool!

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Postby Kristyy » Fri Mar 02, 2012 9:40 am

One was going again last night when the movie went really loud,
still wont let me see him though : P

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Postby vic178 » Fri Mar 02, 2012 3:07 pm

We have two males that go off in chorus when the TV is loud, or the vacuum cleaner is going. It does get noisy. On top of that we have 3-4 Peron's that go off every time there is something special we want to hear on TV.

When the greens and the perons go off together it gets really rowdy.

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Postby Kristyy » Fri Mar 02, 2012 6:18 pm

I am expecting them to get rowdy, seems to be just the two we suspect doing it (cant wait to see them, sneaky buggers)
Where are yours in your house?? Family room??

I love how they know my voice.
Hubby gets blown away in the early evening that they will all race down when they hear me talking,lol

They are green a lot more now but middle of the night they are lime green, it's beautiful.

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Postby *ADRIAN* » Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:14 pm

I heard my perons croaking for the first time the other night, had never heard perons croak before so first thought was the pump rattling against a pebble or something as it was very different to my other frogs, realised eventually it wasnt the filter but them lol

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Postby MrFordEL » Sat Mar 03, 2012 11:22 pm

Yeh they have a strange call to other frogs.

Maybe some spawn lol

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Postby highlyevolved » Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:57 am

all my frogs are to young to croak, I think I will have peace until next spring at least...but I did youtube the perons croak it is a strange rattling sound haha.

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Postby Kristyy » Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:16 am

Will have to google them
I couldn't own a pacman frog, hear them, wow

One was going off this morning, again couldn't see it. If I dare move, it stops,lol

I didn't feed them last night we were out all day and night and light was off and dark when home (midnight) but I walked up to the terrarium and was talking to hubby and 2 of them walked straight up the glass to the door opening,lol
Figured the rowdy one today was possibly telling me he was hungry,lol

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Postby *ADRIAN* » Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:48 pm

There funny how they do that i have a certain one that sits there on his branch and watches almost every move i make and if i dare open the door he jumps straight at my hand/arm lol

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Postby Kristyy » Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:33 pm

Yeah I can't leave the door open at all, some have jumped close or you can see them eyeing off a getaway,lol

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Postby highlyevolved » Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:47 pm

if they are looking in my direction the door stays closed, but they can be sneaky buggers and move quick.

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Postby Kristyy » Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:14 am

They can hey
I was holding mine last night, giving them a little touch, getting them used to it.
And most sat down, tucking their legs under and relaxing. One didn't and I was so prepared for him to jump but when he did he was too bloody fast for me anyway.
One climbed up my chest and onto my shoulder

Normally when I feed them I have someone close by to help for escapee crickets or escapee frogs : P


Renny was making a lot of racket last night again, he was even facing the tv watching it and barking at it, was funny


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