Hatching Frog Eggs
I have an outdooor pond and I think that our frog
has laid eggs outside of the pond on a log (they are large white
sacs). Is it possible that they will hatch or can I incubate them
in an aquarium? If so how do I do this?
Frog eggs usually are little black balls inside clear jelly. As they
develop, you see the little tadpoles take form until eventually they
Frog eggs are quite easy to raise on your own; just put them in water in
I don't know what the large white sacs are.
I would suggest that you watch them develop in the pond and not bring
them in. They will develop quite rapidly into tadpoles and typically
swim as a group for a short time and then disperse into the pond. They
are vertebrates with a sensitive nervous system and should not be
manipulated without the help and care of a knowledgeable person. They
will be much more fun and rewarding to watch develop in their natural
state and grow up to be happy frogs...(-:
Frogs will never lay eggs outside of water, its possible for them to lay
eggs in water and then have the eggs exposed if water level drops, but it
doesn't sound like that's what happened at your pond. Large white sacs might
be something from a large insect - I really can't offer much help with what
they might be without knowing more about them.
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