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  1. #1

    Default Can African Dwarf Frogs regrow legs/feet?


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    I just got 4 new ADF's and one of them has a deformed leg and foot.

    The LFS guy said they grow back, that is what he thinks is happening.

    Google isn't helping me much, they speak of certain amphibians such as salamanders that can regrow limbs, but I can't find anything specific to ADF's.

    Anyone know about this?

    I'd love to see him get his webbed foot back in working order so he can get to the top for air easier.

    He seems to be doing well though.

    Thanks,

    Frog
    African Dwarf Frogs, Betta, Dwarf Chain Loaches, Otocilclus, Ember Tetras, Amano Shrimp in one magical 31 gallon tank

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    0 Not allowed!
    I have read that their webbing will grow back on it's own but I have not come across them growing a leg or foot back. I hear their slime is also a good home remedy for humans.
    Have you read this link,

    http://aquaticfrogs.tripod.com/id10.html
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    0 Not allowed!
    That page is about African Clawed Frogs, I've come across it in the past, but still could apply to the ADF's, so thanks for the good re-read.

    I'm starting to think they don't grow full limbs back, but I will watch and wait and see! Even a deformed leg with a good web will help him (her?).

    I hope people don't steal frog slime to heal themselves, geesh, these delicate little guys need all the medicine they can get for themselves!

    Thanks Strider.
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    Two pea puffers in another tank!

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