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Live African Clawed Frogs and Tadpoles (Xenopus)

Live African Clawed Frogs and Tadpoles (Xenopus) are very unique frogs that lack a tongue and visible ear. These 5–12" frogs are multicolored on their back with blotches of olive gray or brown. Choose from tadpoles, juveniles (male or female) or adults (male or female).

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Maintenance Alert

Do not release into the wild! Allot 1 gallon of dechlorinated, or aged, water per adult frog and no more than 10 gallons total for tadpoles. Upon arrival tadpoles should be uncovered and allowed to come to room temperature before adding to a water source. Feed both tadpoles and adults frog brittle. Change water at least twice per week and monitor closely for mold growth.

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Xenopus are robust amphibians, making them excellent classroom pets. They are a very unique family of frogs that lack a tongue and visible ear. These 5–12" frogs are multicolored on their back with blotches of olive gray or brown. They have the ability to change their appearance to match their background and can become dark, light or even mottled. Females are considerably larger, weighing 200 g, whereas the males only weigh around 60 g. A life span of 15 years makes them great for prolonged classroom use! Tadpoles sold as a unit of 50. Juvenile and adult frogs sold individually.

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