Catching your own grasshoppers provides your frog with a nutritious meal which is rich in nutrients and cost effective. When feeding your frog store bought crickets, you have to nutrient load them by forcing them to eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. When you catch wild grasshoppers or crickets, they already have a diverse diet. They are free, plentiful in the spring, summer, and fall, and take little time to catch. Provide your frog with balanced diet by feeding it wild bugs.