African Dwarf Frog Broken Knee?? Twisted Leg

diajanelle

PLEASE HELP!
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Omg so I had my african dwarf frog in the same tank as my red claw crab (first mistake after research) and I woke up to my frogs back leg twisted the wrong way at the knee and his foot is very red. I have attached photos to show what it looks like.

I immediately removed him from my 6.5 gallon and isolated him in a 1 gallon tank with little water and added a piece of drift wood for him to be able to sit on. He doesn’t seem to be very stressed as he is still swimming, but he isn’t really eating and is chilling mostly on the piece of drift wood..

I really don’t know what to do, should I cut off his leg? Idk if that’ll kill him and seems very cruel and I’m not 100% sure it’ll grow back. I just don’t want him carrying around dead weight or the leg to get infected because they’re doesn’t seem to much blood flow as his knee cap is white and his foot is bright red.
 

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Lucy

Hi welcome to FoshLore
I'm not sure there's much you can do short of contacting a vet.
Keep his water clean, give him a stressless environment.

Maybe someone else had other ideas.
 
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Catappa

I'm sorry about your froggy! Crabs are notoriously dangerous to tankmates. I googled for you. ADF Trauma Dis F
Scroll down to the post: Help my frog! 4/8/20
The red foot is most likely a bacterial infection setting in after injury, and can spread to "Red Leg". That should give you info on medication and care. Good luck!
 
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