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All About African Clawed Frogs

How to Tell the Boys from the Girls
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African DWARF Clawed Frogs
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How Big do they Get?
How Long do they Live?
Keeping Them Healthy
How to Tell the Boys from the Girls
What do ACF's sound like?
Breeding Clawed Frogs
Rearing the Tadpoles
Common Diseases
Other Illness
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Internal Organ Pictures
Endangered Clawed frog: Xenopus gilli
Xenopus Species and Classification
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Fish to Keep with My Frog
Clawed Frog Videos
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Skin Colour Variations
Science and ACF's
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What Sex Is My Frog?

All About the Males:
 
They have dark patches on the inside of their arms.
 
The are smaller than the females, and only grow to 5  inches.
 
The often make a scraping croak in the early evening and late at night.
 
If you have more than one frog the males will hold on to the others.
 
Males do not have an Ovipositor.

About the Females:
 
Females have a small 'tail' between their legs, this is the ovipositor which is used to deposit the eggs.
 
Females do not have black inner arms like the males.
 
Females only click during mating.
 
Females are larger and more pear shaped.

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Ovipositor - Note the protrusion between the legs, FEMALE.

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MALE - Note that there is no oviposital protrusion between the legs.

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