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The African Dwarf Frog, also known as Hymenochirus boettgeri, is a unique and fascinating freshwater species that is native to Africa. These tiny amphibians are fully aquatic and spend their entire lives in the water.


African Dwarf Frogs are very easy to care for and are great for beginners. They can be kept in a tank as small as 5 gallons, but a larger tank is recommended for a more natural environment. They are peaceful and can be kept with other small and peaceful species.


They are carnivores and will eat a variety of live or frozen meaty foods such as bloodworms and brine shrimp. It's important to provide a varied diet to ensure they receive all the necessary nutrients for optimal health.


Water Parameters:

  • pH: 6.5-7.5
  • gH: 5-15
  • kH: 2-8
  • TDS: 100-300
  • Temperature: 72-78°F


Please note that these are general guidelines, and for more accurate values, we encourage you to contact Living Aquarium by phone or in person. Within store hours, our team of experts are always happy to answer any questions you may have and provide personalized guidance on care.

African Dwarf Frog

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