Frog & Amphibian Care

Keeping White's Treefrogs

Few frogs are as instantly recognizable as the chubby White's treefrog (Ranoidea caerulea). So named after John White, who first described the species in 1790, White's treefrogs tend to be mostly green or teal, even though their scientific name refers…

Care and Breeding the Vietnamese Mossy Frog

Like many good things, it all started with a book. When I was a child, a weekly visit to the library resulted in some frustration. I had checked out a book on reptiles and amphibians only to come across a…

Toads Of The United States

If you want to keep any of the common North American toads as pets, keep in mind that they hide most of the time.

Natural History And Captive Care Of The Colorado River Toad

Ranging from extreme southeast California to extreme southwest New Mexico and south into Mexico (Behler and King 1979) and at a staggering 3 - 7 inches (7.7 - 17.9 cm), the Colorado River toad, Bufo alverius (some may argue the not formally accepted…

The Fire-Bellied Toad

Some hobbyists have a tendency to look down upon fire-bellied toads. They’re for beginners, they say, a cheap alternative to more exotic species such as dart frogs and tree frogs with price tags several times that of an ordinary Bombina…

White's Treefrog Enclosure Information and Care

When most hobbyists decide to get a pet treefrog, there are two species that top the most-wanted list: the stunning but delicate red-eyed treefrog (Agalychnis callidryas), and the permanently smiling White’s treefrog (Litoria caerulea). If you’ve ever seen a frog-themed…