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Substrate question and obesity question

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Posted by: somedude2 at Sun Jul 1 13:10:21 2007  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by somedude2 ]  
   

Hi, I wonder first of all, how do you tell if a horned frog is too fat? They all just basically look like a tub of fat anyway. I don't see how you can tell if they are lean or not as they all just look like different sized lumps of fat.

Secondly, I want to ask about substrates. I see a lot of sites recommending things like Eco Earth, those coconut husk bricks that were compressed and when put in water they swell up 8 times. Well, I bought a brick, because the fertlizer free soil I was using before was really yucky. However, I was just told by someone that those bricks absorb water so well and expand, that they will absorb all the water through my frog's skin and dehydrate him. Granted, I will use the substrate after the brick has been pre-expanded by soaking and also be kept moist, but is there any truth to that claim? Or is it just some BS.


   

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