Do Frogs Have Gills?

Amphibians undergo numerous metamorphic changes, many of which concern their respiratory systems. Since frogs spend part of their lives on land and in water, many amphibian enthusiasts wonder if frogs have gills for breathing underwater. Frogs have gills as tadpoles during the first 12 weeks of their lives when they primarily live in water. However, … Read more

How Many Tadpoles Survive?

Frogs lay eggs in substantial quantities, typically ranging within the hundreds to several thousands. While laying large numbers of eggs helps have a drastic impact on species continuation overall, only a small fraction of tadpoles survive long enough to develop into mature adults capable of reproduction.  Approximately 2% of frog eggs become tadpoles, 0.8% of … Read more

Can You Use Tadpoles As Bait?

This content is provided for information purposes only and is not legal advice. See our Terms for more information. Fishermen and anglers alike have long been using live bait when catching fish because of how much more realistic and natural it is for frogs to chomp down on live prey. However, while using worms and other similar … Read more

How To Feed Tadpoles

Ensuring that tadpoles get nourishment during their early phases can be quite perplexing. Frogs go through many metamorphic changes, some of which concern their digestive systems and feeding capabilities, leaving amphibian enthusiasts to wonder how to feed tadpoles.  Before you dive in, remember you do not need to feed wild tadpoles. This article is made … Read more

What Do Tadpoles Eat In The Wild?

This may seem confusing due to the abundant misinformation online, but I will explain it very simply: frogs eat different things depending on their life cycle stage. And wild tadpoles eat very different things from adult frogs. In the wild, young tadpoles (0 to 6 weeks of age) generally feed on the remaining yolk of … Read more

Why Are My Tadpoles Dying?

If you have a pond at home and you are looking to raise your own frogs all the way from tadpoles, you need to make sure that your tadpoles are in an environment that is conducive to survival. While it is normal that not all tadpoles are going to survive into adulthood, there are some … Read more

What Do Tadpoles Need To Survive?

Amphibians have outlived some of the most catastrophic events throughout time, as they are incredibly adept at adapting their survival tactics. However, frogs still have specific habitat requirements to survive, especially when they are in the fragile and crucial tadpole phase. In order to survive, tadpoles need clean freshwater, sufficient aquatic vegetation for food, and … Read more

What Do Tadpoles Eat?

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Watching tadpoles eat can be a fun and educational activity. But if you are planning on feeding them, knowing what they eat is essential for their survival. Feeding them the wrong things can kill them. You can be part of the solution to the decline in frog populations by helping tadpoles eat the right foods … Read more

What Should You Feed Tadpoles?

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This content is provided for information purposes only. See our Terms for more information. Feeding tadpoles can be a fun and educational activity, but knowing what to feed them is essential for their survival. Some people think it is ok to feed tadpoles the wrong foods and, unfortunately, end up killing them. With frogs in decline, it … Read more