Aquarium Forum

  · Tropical Fish Home
· Fish News
· Aquarium Forum
· Buy & Sell
· Calculators
· Equipment reviews
· Free Aquarium Ebook
· Feedback
· Link to us
· Photo gallery
· Plant species
· Tropica Plant DB
Tropical fish species
· By Common name
· By Scientific name
Tropical Marine fish
· By Common name
· By Scientific name

        Via paypal

  AC news is a part of
      Nature Blog Network

      Reef Aquarium Blog

Privacy & Ad Policy

  · African Cichlids
· Algae Control
· Aquarium Decoration
· Aquarium Resources
· Aquatic Plants
· Barb Fish
· Betta Fish
· Breeding Fish
· Catfish
· Central American Cichlids
· Cichlids
· Clownfish
· Corals
· Corydoras Catfish
· Discus Fish
· Dwarf Cichlids
· Fish Diseases
· Frogs and Turtles
· Goby Fish
· Goldfish
· Gourami
· Invertebrates
· Jellyfish
· Killiefish
· Lake Victoria Cichlids
· Livebearers
· Malawi Cichlids
· Marine Aquariums
· Marine Aquarium Fish
· Other Fish
· Pleco
· Predatory Fish
· Photography
· Pond Fish
· Responsible Fish Keeping
· Rainbow Fish
· Shark Fish
· South American Cichlids
· Tanganyika Cichlids
· Tetra Fish
· Tropical Fish Food
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. Default My african dwarf frog just 'vomited'?

    0 Not allowed!
    Heya guys. So today I fed my ADF, Rita like any other day, but I noticed her belly was still sagging just a tad from yesterdays feeding. Regardless I put the food (Thawed bloodworms) in her tank and watched her eat. She managed to get most of it down, though towards the end she was having some difficulty swallowing but she never failed to down her food.

    So about an hour and a half later, I look over and I see her doing what I could only describe as convulsing, and suddenly spewed some clearly partially digested worms from her belly. (They're all balled up). She still has a noticeable distended stomach and she seems to be moving around fine, but I'm still worried and have some questions.

    1. Can dwarf frogs actually regurgitate? If not, then what the heck happened?

    2. Should I remove the regurgitation from the tank or should wait and see if she decides to eat it?

    3. Should I give her any special attention?

    Urk. Thanks

    Edit: Welp, she's already eaten it down again so I guess question 2 isn't really applicable anymore.

  2. #2


    0 Not allowed!
    many fish regurgitate their food from time to time. larger catfish seem to be the worst. even tho it ate it back up, I would do a partial water change just to be safe. I'm sure there is still a good chance of it fouling up your water.
    your friendly neighbourhood arowanaman!

  3. #3


    0 Not allowed!
    Sounds like she ate herself sick. An extended belly means she is full and doesn't need to eat until it goes down. Mine "vomits" all the time...that's how I know he's full, lol.
    20 gallon with a male betta, neons, glowlights, and red cherry shrimp. (work in progess) Recently added a few LIVE plants and driftwood, Woooohoooo!

  4. #4

    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Bridgeport Connecticut

    Awards Showcase

    Your first one Tiari - Strider199 It would take me many months to catch up to how many real bettas you have :) - PhillipOrigami great job with that post - Jaster Hope power is restored ASAP! - C-Dub Because I was wrong, and you were right. Sorry. - bethyMT 
    Cancer sucks and a beer won't replace what you lost ...  but here is one anyway. :-D - 850R Couldn't give you rep so sending a cookie instead for your betta advice! - andreahp 


    0 Not allowed!
    Feed Less :)

    My ADF if over stuffing herself, will do just that. They should get a little bulge in the belly when they've had enough, not a distended belly! I've seen mine gorge until it looks like she swallowed a marble.
    2 10 gallon tanks, 1 20 gallon tank, 1 Fluval Edge, 1 29 gallon tank, and one backyard pond.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts