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ACF Bloat

Discussion in 'Amphibian - General' started by bamagurl3070, Dec 18, 2010.

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  1. bamagurl3070

    bamagurl3070 New Member

    how do u aspiration on an acf he looks like he is going to bust there is fluid build up all over his body
  2. bucher70

    bucher70 Elite Member

    what is an acf? and if your considering sticking a needle in your pet, DONT! period, you dont know whats going on, the risk of introducing infection is pretty high, and depending on where you poke, you could injure a vital organ. I highly recomend you find a reputible exotic vet soon, for your pets sake
  3. hennisntacanibal

    hennisntacanibal Elite Member

    sounds like a vet thing to me as well, though I don't know what I'm talking about when it comes to amphibians.
  4. Rich

    Rich Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    Aspiration is a last resort and can kill your frog completely if done wrong. There are varying articles on the subject on the net. (I won't link them on this website.) I suggest you see a vet and have them aspirate if that is what is needed. I also suggest you ease up on the feeding that caused the bloating.
    If the bloating occurred quickly (over the course of a few days) you may actually have an infection on your hands which is why a vet needs to be seen.
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