The popular Grow-a-Frog kit is an excellent way to learn about frog metamorphosis!
This kit provides everything you need to watch a tadpole grow into a baby froglet. Just send in the pre-paid postcard that comes with your kit and in a few weeks (depending on weather) you will receive a live see-through tadpole and a 6x6" clear habitat. Over the next 4-8 weeks, your tadpole will grow legs and lose its tail as it becomes a frog.
The Grow-a-Frog instruction booklet contains a code, or "Tad Tag", to redeem your tadpole and habitat at no additional cost. The Grow-a-Frog kit includes a Fun & Fact Handbook for learning about raising your tadpole, and food. Tadpole and habitat are sent separately. Not only will your kids get to watch the amazing process of metamorphosis, they will also learn to be responsible as they care for a living animal.
The tadpole you get with this kit is part of the Pipidae family. Commonly, these are called Tongueless Frogs, African Clawed Frogs, or Suriname Toads.
This type of frog lives its life entirely in water. Tadpoles of this species have transparent skin so you can see through its body and even watch its heart beat! Tadpoles have both gills and lungs so they can breathe in water or at the surface. Frogs have only lungs and must come to the surface to breathe.
These frogs are known to live for several years. The small habitat that comes with your Grow-a-Frog is suitable once the tadpole becomes a young adult frog. Still, at the adult stage; however, you might consider one of our Critter Habitats to provide a larger, more comfortable home for your frog.
Development time: Metamorphosis from tadpole to young frog can take 4-8 weeks. Factors such as tadpole age upon arrival and water temperature, food, and other habitat conditions can affect their growth rate.
Please note: This item is a living being. We hope your tadpole/frog lives a long, happy life! But there is always a chance its lifespan will end prematurely. Before you buy, consider the possibility of disappointment about the tadpole's/frog's lifespan. Guarantees for lifespan and/or replacements are vendor-specific and noted in each product. PLEASE DO NOT RELEASE FROGS INTO THE WILD. If you are no longer able to care for your frog, we recommend rehoming the frog or contacting PHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine at 866-524-5421 or [email protected]
Lifetime Guarantee: Three Rivers, the manufacturer of this product has an incredible guarantee! First, they guarantee your Grow-a-Frog tadpole will arrive healthy and that it will undergo metamorphosis or they will replace it absolutely free. Once your frog completes metamorphosis they offer a unique lifetime guarantee—to ensure your total satisfaction they will send a free replacement froglet at any time for just $6.95 to cover shipping and handling. Get your Grow-a-Frog today!
MORE INFORMATION BOX
- A Fun & Fact Handbook for learning about raising your tadpole, including the code to order one free Grow-a-Frog tadpole and clear Tad-pool habitat (6" tall and 6" wide) with cover
- Growth food for raising your tadpole (enough food for about 2-3 months)
- A feeding spoon
- Special habitat media to establish a balanced ecosystem
- Lifetime guarantee
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