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Dr. MD Stafford, Veterinarian
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Experience:  20 years in private practice, Fish Health Certified and attending veterinarian Missouri State University.
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hi ive had 5 tropical frogs for 12 months now and they have

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hi ive had 5 tropical frogs for 12 months now and they have been fine upto last night when one of the frogs started to shake and its legs had gone as if it was doin the splits then couldnt swim or move its legs then when checked on them this morning there was that on and another one dead then another one died this afternoon have you got any ideas of wot could have caused this please
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. MD Stafford replied 7 years ago.
Have you changed the water or substrate or cleaned lately?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
i clean the water regually and they have always seemed fine afta i have done it i have saved my other 2 frogs that was in the same tank and they seem fine
Expert:  Dr. MD Stafford replied 7 years ago.
Hard to say what was causing this but it sounded like a toxin that was introduced. Usually this is through the water or the cleaning process. It could also have been a bacterial infection, at any rate it seems to be over now. Try to go back and replay in your head your actions with cleaning and food and see if you changed anything that might be the culprit. good luck