Darn tree frogs!!!

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  1. supersaiyan93

    supersaiyan93 Member

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    I have a high carport that I'm able to store my Aliner under, fully open. The only problem is that the underside of my carport is literally infested with tree frogs and my camper gets covered in poop! I also find a couple dead ones in the camper every time I open the door.

    Anybody here have any advice for getting rid of tree frogs under a carport?
     
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    Carport in question. I have the camper down here so I can replace the roof seal today. The rain caught me so I had to put it down for a bit until it blows over.
     

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    I want a tree frog!!! Lol
    Maybe nail a few plastic snakes on the carport to scare the frogs????
     
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    Get rid of the trees! Ive heard they dont like salt. Maybe sprinkle some around the camper?
     
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    Maybe not plastic snakes lol
     
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    As with anything you don't want hanging around, eliminate the food source and they will move on. If you have a lot of frogs there is a lot of food (they love crickets).
     
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    nineoaks2004 Every meal is a picnic and every Day is a holiday

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    Wet weather usually brings them out. The ones around here usually disappear when it dries up.
     
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    The other requirement for life, water.
     
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    They nest in gaps, they love getting behind shutters and the poop will be all below them particularly the North side of the house and the shutters that are in shady areas. If you have stuff stacked, like lumber, that provide cool damp shelter from the sun they will find it. If you have a lot of them you have an environment that attracts them. You could get a couple black rat snakes and they will thin out the population. Make your place less friendly to their needs and they will find somewhere else to live.
     
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    We had a tree frog try to go camping with us last month. He / She did not want to get out of the truck.
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    I get tree frogs hiding in all sort of small places on the outside of the camper, especially in the front storage lid area. Eventually when it gets cold in the fall, they go somewhere else to hide so it is all good. I don't mind at all. At night when we have the lights on in the house, we have a couple of them on every window as they hang out to eat the bugs that get attracted to the light. It is fun and great to have them around.
     

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