White Lipped Tree Frog

White Lipped Tree Frog

White lipped Tree frog

Litoria infrafrenata

Found throughout New Guinea, northern Australia, and the surrounding islands

Adult frogs can reach 4-5 inches

Frogs can live 8-10 years or more in captivity

Sexing these frogs is difficult, if you hear your frog calling or singing it’s definitely a male

Female white-lipped tree frogs are larger than males

need to be maintained between 78-85 degrees during the day

Nighttime temperatures can drop into the low 70’s

UVB lighting is not necessary but is recommended for dumpy frogs. The UVB light will benefit any live plants and enhance the colors of your frogs

White-lipped tree frogs are typically inactive during the day and can be found hunting for food at night

Humidity is important and you should mist your cage in the evening hours

White-lipped tree frogs can be housed comfortably in 29 gallon or larger terrariums

Do not use distilled or purified water for any amphibians

The cage should include plants (live or silk), branches and a water bowl or water feature

We recommend using bark, Zoo Meds’ Eco Earth, or coconut bark

White-lipped tree frogs should be fed appropriate sized crickets, waxworms, and earthworms

you should feed your dumpy frogs 3-5 times each week

These frogs also need a vitamin/mineral supplement and you should dust its crickets at least twice a week

The terrarium should be cleaned as necessary, any fecal matter or left over food should be cleaned out several times a week

Fresh clean water should be provided at all times

White-lipped tree frogs can be handled on a limited basis and always wash your hands before and after handling them

Make sure you wet your hands before handling

Laying up to 6,000 eggs at a time

reaching its adult size in 6-8 months

They range in color from the brightest greens to red-browns, mauve, black and even metallic-blue