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African Dwarf Frog


Family: P ipidae
Species: Hymenochirus boettgeri
Common Name: African Dwarf Frog, ADF
Size: 1.5 inches (4cm)
Habitat: Native to Sub Saharan Africa.
Min Tank Size: 10 gallon tank.
Diet: Sinking foods, live frozen or pellets, flakes if they arrive at bottom.
Behavior: Peaceful, but will snap at sudden movement (poor eyesight), bottom dweller, makes mad dashed for oxygen at surface. .
Water: Temperature 72 - 80° F (22 - 27°C) PH 7.0- 7.4
Care: Soft substrate,keep with peaceful fish, very easy after initial acclimation. Shallower tanks are better, no-more than 18 tall is recommended.
Communities: Good.
Suitability: Easy for beginers.

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