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Name: Kaitlin
Status: other
Age: other
Location: WA
Country: N/A
Date: 5/2/2005

I have a cluster of american bullfrog amphibious larva(almost tadpoles)and i would like to know if i can separate ONE if the babies from all the others for a class experiment(i will not be harming it,my class just wants to wacth it develope)So,can i separate it?

Yes, you can seperate it, but you might want to take one more egg with it. Make sure you keep them in good, lukewarm water. Once they become tadepoles you need to provide rocks so they can climb out and underwater hiding places. Good luck!

Grace Fields

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