Is My Aquarium Too Big For A Dwarf Frog?

Discussion in 'Amphibians' started by Caro45454, Apr 23, 2019.

  1. Caro45454New MemberMember

    I have a 60 gallon aquarium and I was wondering if I can put a dwarf frog or two in it But I am worried is too big. I heard they shouldn’t have big tanks because they are bad swimmers and need to breathe air. Is a 60 gallon too much for them?
  2. skarWell Known MemberMember

    You're fine.
    Add plants and drift wood and you are good to go. Temple plants and natural decor ime is spot on.

    I suggest using beef heart cubes as the frogs find it on their own.

    Good luck
  3. Caro45454New MemberMember

    Thank you I’m so happy I have wanted one for a while now
  4. skarWell Known MemberMember

    I have two in a 75 gal they'll do great.
  5. scarfaceFishlore VIPMember

    What might be considered deep or shallow is relative. A 60g might seem high compared to a 20g long, but at what depths are dwarf frogs found in the wild? I bet it varies with, let's just say, an avg. min. and max. They could be found in 2" of water or 12". I consider waist and even chest high to be shallow for many aquatic animals we keep in the hobby. I wouldn't be surprised if 2-3 feet is normal for these frogs. Of course heavy plant growth and other suspended objects or obstructions might help. The bigger factor, I believe, is to be sure the flow isn 't too strong since dwarf frogs are adapted to living in still waters.