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Jeremiah

American Bullfrog

Overall satisfaction

2.25/5

Acquired: Other

Gender: N/A

Appearance

4/5

Health

2/5

Activity level

2/5

Temperament

4/5

Visibility

3/5

Easy to handle

2/5

Easy To feed

3/5

Easy to clean and maintain habitat

1/5

Easy to provide environmental needs

2/5

Easy to provide habitat

2/5

Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog

By

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Posted Aug 09, 2015

Growing up in the Midwest, I came across quite a few frogs in the ponds, streams, and rivers. I only kept one bullfrog, but it ended up being a pretty interesting pet.

First, the pros:
1. The life cycle is amazing to watch
2. Very low day-to-day maintenance

The cons:
1. Bullfrogs need a murky environment - this can be dirty and smelly
2. Changing the tank/aquarium is a lot of work
3. Sustaining the frogs life is not easy. Bullfrogs are finicky about temperature, lighting, food, etc.

If you want to get a bullfrog as a pet for a child, I do recommend it - if you don't mind the cons. I do, however, recommend getting frogs as tadpoles so you can teach your child about evolution and the life cycle as it literally happens before your very eyes!

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