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Skunkmang 03-19-2011 09:25 PM

ADF missing foot
 
I have 2 ADFs in my 10g tank and i noticed 2 days ago that one of them is missing a front foot. He can get to the surface fine to get air but i have not seen him eat yet. i know it has happened since i brought them home cause i know they were fine when i put them in there.

What if anything should i do? and just curious do ADF limbs grow back?

LasColinasCichlids 03-19-2011 09:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Skunkmang (Post 623408)
I have 2 ADFs in my 10g tank and i noticed 2 days ago that one of them is missing a front foot. He can get to the surface fine to get air but i have not seen him eat yet. i know it has happened since i brought them home cause i know they were fine when i put them in there.

What if anything should i do? and just curious do ADF limbs grow back?


Yes, their limbs can grow back over time. Include extra calcium in their diet, like ReptoMin Frog. Here is a link with a bit more details for you...

http://www.aquaticfrogs.tripod.com/id18.html

Skunkmang 03-21-2011 10:55 AM

That is good to know. Thank you VERY much. I will get some.

LasColinasCichlids 03-21-2011 08:08 PM

You are very welcome.

Hope you ADF repairs himself soon...keep us updated!


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