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    Posted: 05 Apr 2013 at 5:07pm
How big are the muco capsules surrounding individual Common Frogs' eggs when laid, by what percentage do they swell in water and how quickly does this occur?

Caleb...thoughts?
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Maxwell Savage says that the jelly layer is 0.3mm thick when inside the frog, and swells to resemble normal spawn 'in a few hours' when placed in water.

In my experience, it keeps swelling slowly for at least a few days.

Not sure what percentage it increases by, but it must end up at least ten times thicker than it started...
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