The red-eyed tree frog is considered a predator because it hunts for food and preys on other animals.
The red-eyed tree frog gets a commensal interaction from laying its eggs on the leaves of plants that overhang the pond. The leaves of the tree are in no way harmed, but the tree frog gets a place to lay its offspring that is convenient to them.
What eats a red-eyed tree frog?
The eggs and tadpoles of the red-eyed tree frog are sometimes preyed upon by snakes, diving beetles, other tadpoles, wading birds, fish and sometimes other frogs as well.
Adult tree frogs
Adult red-eyed tree frogs are often eaten by snakes, bats, owls, toucans, young alligators and tarantulas.
Tadpoles are considered primary consumers when they are young, feeding mainly upon algae and then considered secondary consumers as they get larger and start to feed on small insects.
Adult tree frog
Adult red-eyed tree frogs are considered secondary or tertiary consumers because they feed on small invertebrates.