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Red Leg

 

Red Leg is one of the more common diseases that forms in frogs kept in captivity. The skin of the frog around its leg and belly will become red and the frog will become very physically weak.

Red Leg is most often caused by unfit living conditions for your frog, particularly a lack of cleanliness. If the frog is kept in an area that is too cold for it, this can also cause red leg. Be sure to read up on the temperature requirements for your species of frog and keep their habitat clean at all times to avoid red leg.

If you do not take your frog to a veterinarian immediately the disease can quickly get out of hand and potentially be fatal to your frog.

 
 
 
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