African Dwarf Frog Breeding

Sxusie

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anyone have any experience with these guys?
i have a female and a male and would love to breed them but the internet has a load of contrasting theories so i am struggling a little. also, they are in a 20 gallon with 4 female bettas, should i move them to a 3 gallon i have to make it easier to breed or will they be ok where they are?
 

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They eat their own eggs and tadpoles as will tankmates.

I'd scoop out the eggs immediately after laid and put them in a fry tank set up for infusoria.

The tadpoles will take the same live prey as egglaying fish fry and are relatively easy to raise..
 

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Hi! Like Redshark said, the parents will and tank mates will eat the eggs. If any survive they'll get eaten too.
Personally I found them difficult to raise.

This sticky should help: ADF Tadpole Development

Good luck!
 

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I’ve raised a brood, but only one. I wouldn't say it’s easy, certainly not the first time around.
I imagine after a few go-‘rounds, with all equipment and gear sorted out, it would get easier. But for a solid 4-6 weeks (depending on timing of egg laying - most females will lay in batches, say nightly or alt nights, for a couple weeks, so a cohort will be of mixed ages), you will be feeding 3x per day (@frogbreeder’s treatise calls for 6x daily, but I couldn’t manage that, and made do with 3). After a few days of infusoria, baby brine shrimp is the way to go.
If you’ve raised any fish fry (which I haven’t), you’ll be better prepared in terms of time, equipment, and supplies required.
But obviously have a female and male that provide and fertilize eggs is a prerequisite.
I would imagine a betta would eat any eggs virtually as they are laid.
 
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