Frogs Quick Facts

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Name And Origin:

African Dwarf Frogs (Hymenochirus Curtipes) are indigenous to the rainforests in Western Africa.  Our frogs, however, were born and raised in captivity on a farm as to not disrupt any natural habitats. As well, they should never be released into the wild.

Size:

This species of frog will not out-grow the aquarium, and as long as you do not over feed them, they will remain small, up to 1.5 inches/3.8cm, throughout their life.

Feeding:

Diet includes dried mealworms and brine shrimp up to three times per week. If you purchase our specially formulated Wild Creations Food Pellets, feed two (2) pellets per frog, two (2) times per week.

Water Temperature

Between 68F-84F (20C-29C).Life Span:

African dwarf frogs live on average, up to 2 to 3 years, and as longs as 5 or 6 years. In nature, a frog’s greatest concern is to eat and avoid being eaten. In your aquarium, there is no threat of predators, they have a clean habitat, and as long as they are cared for properly and provided love and nurturing, they will flourish much longer then they would in the wild.

Habits:

Like any other amphibian, frogs breathe air. These frogs are no different, but they are aquatic frogs and remain in water all the time. You will see them often swim to the top for a breath of
air. The frogs will shed their skin on occasion, making them appear “mossy” during the process. This is normal. The discarded skin will become part of the ecosystem food chain and does not need to be removed.

Water Temperature

Between 68F-84F (20C-29C).

 
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