Acquired: Pet store
Maryland, United States
Posted Feb 21, 2014
I was able to acquire these frogs, during my amphibian phase as a child where I was trying to convince my family that I could be responsible with animals.
Other then fish, these frogs were probably the easiest animals I ever had to take care of, because you could treat them essentially just like fish. They can live in an aquarium with other tropical fish, and can eat mealworms or flaked fish food. For me it was just convenient to feed them the same flaked food, and the frogs seemed perfectly fine with this diet. Just make sure you have some plants or objects in your aquarium to let them play/rest under.
It was super neat to watch the frogs swim around in my tank, but sometimes they would disappear and hid under structures or plants. It did not help that they were the same color as the gravel, so they camouflaged themselves pretty well. They behaved really well with the other community fish, not acting aggressively or being territorial. Adding them to a tank also adds some flavor to your aquarium, so there are not only fish.
I did have a couple instances where I could actually hear the frogs making noise. Weirdly enough they sound like electrical sockets buzzing, and I couldn't for the longest time figure out what the noise was.
The frogs are pretty cool pets, and I would definitely recommend buying one.