return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
 
Click here for LLL Reptile & Supply
This Space Available
3 months for $50.00
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Komodo . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday! . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Amph. and Reptile Society Meeti - Oct. 25, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Suncoast Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 26, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Richmond Reptile Expo - Oct. 26, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiDay Gainesville - Oct. 26, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Houston - Oct. 26-27, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Birmingham - Oct. 26-27, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Havre de Grace Reptile Expo - Oct. 26, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Chicago Herpetological Society Meeting - Oct. 30, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiDay Port Charlotte - Nov 02, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Fort Walton Beach - Nov. 02-03, 2019 . . . . . . . . . . 

full banner - advertise here .50¢/1000 views
click here for Reptile SuperShow
pool banner - $50 year

D. Azureus skin weirdness.

[ Login ] [ User Prefs ] [ Search Forums ] [ Back to Main Page ] [ Back to Herp Health & Breeding ] [ Reply To This Message ]
[ Register to Post ]

Posted by: AnnaCB at Sun May 13 20:35:32 2012  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by AnnaCB ]  
   

Hi there,
I had a few animals come in as rescues a few weeks ago, mostly amphibians.
Most seem quite sprightly, but I've got a large adult dart frog who has grey patches on his skin.
I know they shed, yes, but this seems a little too localized (top of the head, along those strong lines of the back, etc.), not the overall slight dullness... he's also not showing any other signs of being about to slough, like the yawning or anything similar.

He's eating and has been active, but this is kind of worrisome. My experience with dart frogs has been mainly with healthy ones, so this is new to me.

All of the frogs/toads are separated and he's being switched to just moist paper towel substrate in a Sterilite until this is figured out.

IS he going to shed and I'm just over-cautious? Is this a fungus? Any suggestions or ideas? I've attached a few pictures. I'm also going to crosspost to the dart/mantella board, but it seems pretty dead there.

Thanks!




   

[ Reply To This Message ] [ Subscribe to this Thread ] [ Show Entire Thread ]