There are a wide range of frogs, salamanders and newts that can be kept in an
aquarium. Contents. [hide]. 1 Aquatic frogs; 2 Newts; 3 Salamanders ...
Most aquatic frogs in pet shops belong to two genera, Hymenochirus and
Xenopus. ... They can also be distinguished from young Xenopus by checking for
webbing on their front feet. ... This species is much more predatory than dwarf
Approximately 4740 species of frogs exist across the globe. ... The majority of
frogs are born in the water and live the first part of their lives as aquatic tadpoles.
Oftentimes, a pet store owner orders a frog species from a catalog, with little more
... species I have run across in pet stores is the African Dwarf and Clawed frogs.
... you can pretty much bet that it's a Clawed frog and should NOT be kept in the
same ... They will have teeny black claw-like things on their hind feet, especially ...
Tank care of African Dwarf Frogs is very simple. ... the gravel and these frogs don'
t do much foraging for their food (if it isnt in front of their face, ... Types Of Food.
There's nothing visually spectacular about African Dwarf frogs. Certainly ... They
spice up the variety of species one can put in any tank aquarium. ... Otherwise,
they can lose much of their natural instinctive routines and make life quite
In 1959 a third species of dwarf frog was discovered, the Hymenochirus
boulengeri. ... Skin is smooth looking with a little bit of bumpy texture on their
They can live peacefully with some types of fish and snails that live in water. ...
Also, make sure the tank has no gaps in the top as many frogs have escaped and
sadly ... While African Dwarf Frogs can co-exist with tropical fish in an aquarium, ...
A second species, Xenopus tropicalis, is widely used as a lab animal, and ...
Unlike the African Clawed Frog, these frogs have webbing on both their front feet
and ... Too many aquarists attempt to keep these interesting frogs in aquaria that
there are many frogs that are well suited to a beginner, as well as many that are
not and it is important that you chose the species that is right for you. The first
thing to decide is whether or not you like terrestrial, arboreal or aquatic frogs.