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Polywog Not Growing...

Discussion in 'Amphibian - General' started by maryelizabeth, Aug 20, 2011.

  1. maryelizabeth

    maryelizabeth Elite Member

    My room mate has had this polywog for a little over 3 months. He has not changed at all, no legs growing, he hasnt gotten any bigger, and we don't know whats up. He lives in a 55 gallon tank with some goldfish, and we feed him peas all the time, and just fish flakes.
    We were wondering if anyone has had any experience with this type of tadpole? Or any suggestions on how to feed him, etc.



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  2. LovetheBaruu

    LovetheBaruu Subscribed User Premium Member

    What is the water temperature?
  3. schlegelbagel

    schlegelbagel Frog Lover Premium Member

    And goldfish make for horrible PH. Do you have something available to climb out on. He may not sprout legs until he knows he can get out of the water.
  4. maryelizabeth

    maryelizabeth Elite Member

    Well he died during the night. He got really puffy, and then sorta exploded. We have no idea what happened.
  5. jabberwocky

    jabberwocky Elite Member

    wow thats terrible! sorry for your loss.
  6. schlegelbagel

    schlegelbagel Frog Lover Premium Member

    some sort of internal infection. Sadly you can't tell about these things until its too late. I would suggest not keeping tadpoles in with goldfish again.

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