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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The first step in creating this rain chamber is to install a small aquarium filter kxloula the pump and tubing for your rain system.

If a female comes into close proximity of a waiting male, amplexus will be attempted. Malaysian Narrow mouth Toad. Search in all groups Search within this group. They will call both from land areas and while floating on the surface of the water.

Eventual photos shown in this page may or may not be from Wikipedia, please see the license details for photos in photo by-lines. The Asian painted bullfrog Kaloula pulchra is a somewhat cute and comical narrow-mouthed toad from Asia.

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Kaloula pulchra Gray, Zool. It is collected for consumption in many places, but this does not appear to have a significant impact on its populations. Callula pulchra – Gunther, Rept.

It is best to refresh the water on a daily basis, so as to avoid the build up of potentially harmful waste products. Skin finely granular with some pastular tubercles; skin of venter, chin and underside kaloulw thigh granulated. Other Resources Ecology Asia. For the best kalola of success, I advise starting with a breeding stock of six to 12 animals at a 2: Males kalula begin calling in chorus, and females will begin to fatten with eggs.


The tadpoles can metamorphose in as little as two weeks. Caloula pulchra – Stoliczka, J. Read more about the Microhylidae family.

Send a request for permission. I recommend dusting them once a week with a good calcium and vitamin supplement. As with all amphibians, water should be dechlorinated either through allowing it to stand for 24 hours or by treating it with an aquarium water conditioner.

Your first rain chamber system will use a circulatory rain system, flushing water through the substrate and simulating the effect of heavy monsoon rains.

It can grow to about 7. 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. Food items should be gut-loaded with a variety of fresh fruit and vegetables before being offered to the frogs. If activity is witnessed in the evenings, a small amount of food may still be offered, but throughout the process, this disturbance should be kept to a minimum.

During April-June, calling aggregations of Kaloula pulchra could be seen; often climb tree; fossorial in habit. They are sensitive to chlorine in water. In the wild, chubby frogs are reported to feed largely on ants and termites, but pet chubby frogs will take readily to any suitably sized commercially produced feeder insects.

The distinctive stripes down the side can range from copper-brown to salmon pink in color. I personally have not found any advantage in providing ultraviolet lighting to chubby frogs and find a good dietary supplement to be adequate in maintaining levels of D3 and calcium.

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Technology Biodiversity in India. Species in same genus Kaloula aureataGolden bullfrog Kaloula baleataBrown bullfrog Kaloula latidisca pullchra, Wide-disked narrow-mouthed frog Kaloula mediolineataMedian-striped bullfrog. Behaviour In India, the frogs call after the first heavy monsoon showers in April—May.


In India, the frogs call after the first heavy monsoon showers in April—May. Females can remain reproductively inactive through the dry periods and begin spawning after a heavy rainfall. Hylaedactylus bivittatus Cantor, Describes average size, max, range; type of size perimeter, length, volume, weight At kaoula temperature of 75 degrees, fertile eggs will develop rapidly and hatch within 24 hours.

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Kaloula pulchra Gray, If you wish to contribute any images, documents, videos or other forms of media, or if you have any queries…. The basis for the rain chamber should be a large, deep aquarium. The chubby frog is prolific, and wild populations may be growing despite this frog’s collection for both food and pet markets. The chubby frogs should be focused on things other than their stomachs at this point, and reducing the feedings will also help prevent drowned crickets.

Frogs, Toads, and Treefrogs: Mainly terrestrial, they can also be found high up on tree trunks. Animals from Vietnam appear to require more cooling than animals of Indonesian or Malaysian origin. Remove the egg crate, barrier kaluola previous substrate, and replace pulchrq with a substrate of fine gravel laid in the pulvhra and sloped up around the sides to provide a gradient and some land area, with a water level of 2 to 3 inches at the deepest section.

Solitary kalooula nocturnal, the Banded Bullfrog inhabits various habitats from built-up areas to forests. The rain system should be run, initially, for several hours early evening and early morning, increased after a couple of days to run all night and occasionally running for a hour stint. It can burrow or climb into shrubby trees.