Species: Kaloula pulchra. Size (snout to vent): Female cm, male cm. Play call ▻. The Banded Bullfrog is a highly adaptable species able to survive in. The Asian painted bullfrog (Kaloula pulchra) is a somewhat cute and comical narrow-mouthed toad from Asia. It has established itself as something of a regular. Phylum/Division: Chordata. Class: Amphibia. Order: Anura. Family: Microhylidae. Genus: Kaloula. Species: K. pulchra. Common Names: Banded Bullfrog. Status.

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However, it is an enjoyable experience that pulhcra teach you a cycle and techniques that can be adapted to breed numerous microhylid species in the future.

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Cut them slightly pjlchra than required, and lap them up against the glass to form a seal that will prevent substrate from making its way down around the edges. With a good feeding regime, the first froglets can be expected in as little as two weeks, with subsequent froglets emerging over a further two-week period. A pale yellow or orange pukchra is also present on top of its head between the pulcchra. Its hind limbs are short and slender, and the tips of its fingers and toes are expanded and blunt.

It should be a large, shallow, heavy ceramic bowl, such as a dog bowl, so as not to be disturbed by burrowing activity. This frog will emerge in large numbers to breed after a heavy rain and the calls from the males resemble the bellow of cattle, thus its name.


Banded bullfrog

The distinctive stripes down the side can range from copper-brown to salmon pink in color. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles with hAudio microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. Kaloula pulchra Barbour, These frogs pulchda to the narrow-mouthed frog family have round bodies with mahogany brown backs and cream stomachs.

It is collected for consumption in many places, but this does not appear to have a significant impact on its populations. Callula macrodactyla Boulenger, Ann. Temperatures in the enclosure kalooula be maintained using a thermostatically controlled heat mat set between 75 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit in the daytime, with a drop in night-time temperatures to 68 to 70 degrees.

During April-June, calling aggregations of Kaloula pulchra could be seen; often climb tree; fossorial in habit. Uses and Management Uses and Management. They may live for as long as 10 years. Malaysian Narrow mouth Toad. Describes reproductive physiology kalloula behavior, including mating and life history variables. It seems that your browser does not have Javascript enabled.

Asian Painted Bullfrog Care

Kaloula pulchra hainana Gressitt, These frogs are big eaters and are very slow. They are sensitive to chlorine in water.

Kaloula pulchra Gray, Kingdom: User Group specific search options Title. The rain bar is usually homemade, and the size depends on enclosure size.

They traditionally utilize temporary rain pools and flooded ditches for breeding, which has led to them evolving a very speedy development that can take as little as two weeks.


Sheets of fine-filter foam, weed-suppressant membrane or other close-weave cloth work well for this. This system has some advantages, particularly in maintaining water quality, but it is a little over the phlchra for the hobbyist breeder.

Taken kalou,a Angkor WatCambodia. It has established itself as something of a regular in the international pet trade; it goes by many pseudonyms, but it is perhaps best known by its slightly more accurate trade name of chubby frog.

Kaloula pulchra Gray, | Species | India Biodiversity Portal

Literature states that males have difficulty amplexing, and so they secrete a gluelike substance that holds them in place while breeding until the female sloughs its skin and releases him. Chubby frogs make undemanding and hardy captives, requiring uplchra little space. This will encourage the frogs to burrow down as you begin kqloula lower the temperature. This species reproduces throughout the year although aggregation at the breeding grounds depends entirely on rain, with breeding activity increasing during wetter periods.

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