AJCs Virtual Frogroom: Dendrobates imitator

Dendrobates imitator

Tank 13

Vivarium: 300 x 300 x 300 mm, LECA & leaf litter substrate.
Flora: Billbergia spp, Ficus montana, Hedera helix, Soleirolia soleirolii, Spathiphyllum.
Fauna: 0.0.2 Dendrobates imitator.
Diet: Drosophila melanogaster, springtails, Tribolium larvae, Achroia grisella larvae, sweepings (sweepings (field plankton)).

Dendrobates imitator

Who are you lookin' at?

OK, so it's not in focus...





British Dendrobatid Group

Baby D. imitator.
Dendrobates imitator

Dendrobates imitator
This species is primarily arboreal, although they frequently come down to the substrate looking for springtails, etc.

Scindapsus leaves are a favourite hangout, overlapping leaves the favoured roosting spot.

Dendrobates imitator

cover Poison Dart Frogs: Facts & Advice on Care and Breeding
Richard D. Bartlett

Advice on all aspects of ownership, from selecting good specimens and determining sex to breeding, feeding, providing correct housing, and health care. Animals are described as they exist in their natural environment, and advice is given on ways of mirroring aspects of nature to help animals thrive in captivity, heavily illustrated with color photos. (Amazon.co.UK)

Dendrobates imitator

It only took them a few hours to find these new film cannisters.

D. imitator in the BDG Archive


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