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mark

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Hi,
I was wondering if bamboo bought from garden centers/stores would be ok in a tree frogs set-up as a pertch?
 
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elisabeth

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Well, the base of the bamboo needs to be submerged in water. Other than that, I've been told that it's safe to put in newt tanks, so it should be fine with frogs too.
 
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duo

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its perfectly safe i use it with my frogs and geckos so it should be good
 

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I've kept some in my ten gallon viv for about 3 years now. They have allways been in about 3-4 inches of water, or less. Ofcourse that water has lots of soil in it, i let the soil enter the water, nothing bad came of it. I find that the "bamboo" plant not only keeps living, but has out grown the tank about 7 times. I have a virtual forest of "bamboo" plants in the water area, from all the cuttings i've made. My firebellies love to live in there, except sometimes i dont see them for many days.
 

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Hi Mark,
I am not sure if the other posts actually answer your question, do you mean live Bamboo or do you mean the Bamboo canes that they sell in Garden Centers?
The canes are fine to use, I have used them myself in the past for several treefrog species, just give them a good scrub first.
 
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    I think it is always best to get them out asap but probably two days or so.
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    its around 3 small pieces in the tank. Since i've just moved homes, my axolotl is still at my old house. Yesterday i fed him bloodworms and he missed a few. I couldnt get them out without a turkey baster and decided to let them sit because i was gonna move him to the house tomorrow. But now its late and I dont have a car and my dad wont drive me. Will he be fine?
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    I would think so i would just try to get them out tomorrow
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    yeah, im heading over tomorrow morning to move him to this house and feed him. Thanks for the help!
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    So my axolotl tank cycle just crashed and while i was in the middle of a water change my bucket overflowed and spilled water all of the ground in my brand new home. This is going super well 👍
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    Im so frustrated right now. My axolotl WONT eat and my tank still isnt looking too good. Some extra stress i needed.
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    No, I havent. Im not really sure why he wont eat. Hes in a 1 gallon tub and still a juvenile. When i offer food he swims away from it. Does he need some extra time? or is this something I should be worried about.
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    1. You dont need to take them out of the tank to change the water as long as you pour it in slow as to not rattle them around too much
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    2. add the prime to your tap water, for most conditioners the consensus is 5 minutes of waiting time
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    3.After 5 minutes it should be safe to add
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    Where can I get blackworms?
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    Ebay or Eastern Aquatics
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