What do aquatic tadpoles eat?

Answer In their natural lake and river environments, tadpoles eat algae, leaves and other organic matter on the bottom of the waterway. Captive tadpoles enjoy sinking tropical fish foods and live aquarium... Read More »

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What kind of aquatic plants do leopard tadpoles eat?

Leopard tadpoles do not eat aquatic vegetation because they are too small. They actually eat minute, bottom-dwelling algae called periphyton. It is only when they have reached their adult form that... Read More »

What can tadpoles eat?

Tadpoles primarily eat decaying matter at the bottom of the pond as well as algae growing on rocks.Bottom FeedersBottom feeders are aquatic creatures like tadpoles that get their food from whatever... Read More »

What do pet tadpoles eat?

Feeding your pet tadpole is simple: tadpoles will eat either fish food or lettuce. If you choose to feed them fish food, a pinch a day will be enough. If you choose to feed them lettuce, you should... Read More »

Do tadpoles need air?

Tadpoles are aquatic animals that breathe underwater using gills, just like fish do. As tadpoles transform into frogs, they grow lungs and feet and lose their gills and tail. It is at this point in... Read More »