African dwarf frog is gaining its popularity in aquarium hobby since the last decade.

How to breed African dwarf frog?

African Dwarf frogs are pretty easy to breed when given the right care and ideal setup. The reproductive dance that they exhibit is one of the amazing behaviors that you can see. u003cstrongu003eFollow the below-stated steps to successfully breed your African Dwarf Frogu003c/strongu003e

Required supplies

  • Healthy African dwarf frog adults
  • Aquatic plants
  • Protein rich fish food (Like Blood worms)
  • Breeding fish tank

Required tools

  • Chiller and Heater

Total cost: USD 50


Total time: 35 days

  • Step 1

    Make sure you have a healthy pair of the African dwarf frog in your tank

  • Step 2

    Feed them with Blackworms, Daphnia, Bloodworms, Glass worms, White worms, etc. which is different from the normal diet

  • Step 3

    Lower the level of water in the tank to almost half of its original level

  • Step 4

    Now refill it with de-chlorinated water which is at least 5 degrees colder than the water that is already present in the tank

  • Step 5

    Over the next week, raise the temperature to 82 F

  • Step 6

    When the conditions are set the male will produce sounds which will attract the female and the pair will take up a mating embrace known as that amplexus. They swim around in circles and each time they reach the surface the female will lay at least 1000 egg

  • Step 7

    Have a lot of aquatic plants so that the eggs stick to them

  • Step 8

    Now remove the adults from the eggs as they might end up hurting the eggs and You can remove the eggs that sink as they have very few chances of hatching

  • Step 9

    The eggs will start to hatch in a day or two. At this time, the water should be aerated using a corner filter or gravel filter that will have reduced currents

  • Step 10

    The tadpoles will stay attached to surfaces for a week. After they detach themselves they should be fed with extremely small food


As they grow they move them to a grow out tank and can be fed with adult food

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