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White's Treefrog Injury

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nathanael

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I have a female White's Treefrog that I recently bought from an online supplier that has a mouth injury which I've been putting Neosporin on daily, it doesn't seem to be infected, but also on its rear it has a wart/blister that has an dark red colour. I've been putting Neosporin on this too but I'm kind of worried about it. Does anyone know what this might be and what a remedy would be? Thanks!
 
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jamie

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I would assume just from rubbing and thrashing during delivery, but the wart on the but I'm not sure on. It may also be a more serious injury
 
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kara

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I would be in contact with the supplier, if the are reputable, ou may be able to get some answers. If the neosporin does not work, antibiotics may be needed. I had a wonderful vet for my whites treefrogs, and one that I had purchased became ill right after i brought him home,he had been injected with antibiotics in his abdomen. The infection cleared up, and the frog is STILL alive, theyre all 3 years old now and have reproduced a couple times. Don't give up home!
Also, if he is not the only frog in it's setup, I suggest moving him to a quarantine enclosure, as to not spread whatever malady your frog has. Keep him clean, no stress with lots of fresh water, and make sure he is still eating!
 
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nathanael

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Yeah thanks. Its pretty active and seems to be getting better somewhat. I'll just keep caring for it till the end. She hasn't been eating on her own, so I've had to not quite force feed her, but definitely help her to eat (i.e. try to get her mouth to open with the injury which probably really painful).
 
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  • Asholotl:
    Daww.
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  • Asholotl:
    i try to feed mine via hands. or a turkey baster if its too slippery for me to hold onto. but make sure there is plenty of space for the axolotls to thrash on, or drop it next to their head.
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  • The-Axolotl:
    Yes we feed them with tweezers but only hold onto the food a little to they don't Hurt themselves on the tweezers, they will only eat it if we move it around in front of their head :p
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  • The-Axolotl:
    There waters is a little bit Hot right now I'm gonna put the cooler on
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  • Asholotl:
    looks like the water is fine till tomorrow. which is nice. im super tired of late. ive been doing large water changes for a week before getting their 'tubs' i just wish i had the old filter ;3;
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  • Asholotl:
    you got a cooler :D Thats so cool! i normally chill their water down if it gets too warm with clean dechlorinated water when they were in their bigger tanks. i'll need to get one that can work with two tanks at some point. or find them for cheap and get two quiet ones. since im in an apartment.
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  • The-Axolotl:
    Yea most coolers are super expensive though the price range is around $100-$500
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  • Asholotl:
    yeah D:
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  • Asholotl:
    i need one before summer though so i should prob save up
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  • Asholotl:
    or its waterchanges and/or air fans for me.
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  • The-Axolotl:
    Here its Hot like every day so we have to have the cooler :p
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  • The-Axolotl:
    But we also have a fan
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  • Asholotl:
    its just wet in oregon and cold most of the time.
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  • The-Axolotl:
    So good axolotl weather :p
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  • Asholotl:
    yeah, most of the time lol. its always cold in my room now cause of them.
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  • The-Axolotl:
    Yea my room is freezing because of the axolotls xd
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  • The-Axolotl:
    The worst thing is my cat always jumps up next to the tank but good thing it has a lid 😁
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  • Asholotl:
    same D: my cat is constantly knocking over my bottles and stuff for my axolotls.
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  • The-Axolotl:
    One time he almost knocked over a whole bottle of tap water conditioner we just bought
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  • Asholotl:
    haha. sounds like a cat
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  • The-Axolotl:
    I know right what is it with cats constantly knocking every thing over??
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  • Asholotl:
    And boxes. you can even tape a square on the floor and ive seen them go in it xD
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  • The-Axolotl:
    Haha 😂
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  • Asholotl:
    im going to head off now, its 12 am now so i got to rest. :D nice talking with ya!
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    The-Axolotl: Bye 😀 +1
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