You are here: > Care Guides > Tree Frog Nutrition and Maintenance

Tree Frog

Experience Level: Beginner

Tree frog resting on a branch

Nutrition and Maintenance

• Tree Frogs are insectivores, meaning their diet consists primarily of insects.

• They require calcium supplementation and may benefit from a reptile multivitamin as part of their diet.

• Tree Frogs are best fed at night.

Dietary options
  Examples Feeding Frequency
Insects* Crickets**,
silkworms, and

Once Daily.

Feed only enough that
can be consumed in an
overnight feeding.

*Insects should be dusted with a calcium supplement twice
weekly and a multivitamin once weekly.

**Crickets should be fed a gut-loaded diet (commerciallyavailable nutrient-dense diet) prior to being fed to your frog
to ensure they have the proper nutrients for a healthy diet.

• Tree Frogs absorb water through their skin and must be provided with a shallow dish large enough for soaking.

• Water bowls should be emptied and refilled daily.

• Tree Frog habitats should also be misted twice daily to maintain humidity levels and provide drinking water.

• Add a water dechlorinator to water provided in the bowl as well as water misted in the habitat.

• Water bowls should be emptied and refilled daily.

Sale prices valid in stores and online June 23 - July 27, 2014 unless otherwise noted. In store and online prices may vary. PetPerks® Membership required for most discounts in store.

Any discount or special offer on this website, including PetPerks offers, are not valid in Puerto Rico unless an offer specifically includes Puerto Rico.

Cualquier descuento u oferta especial en esta página, incluyendo las ofertas de PetPerks, no son válidas en Puerto Rico a menos que alguna oferta en específico indique lo contrario.