Available
Amphibians

(updated 01-12-2021)




The following species are currently available. Online orders accepted but as many are in short supply and we require delivery details or if you are collecting, if interested please phone or email us to reserve and we will direct you to a temporary page for you to place the order.
We are again able to deliver amphibians via a private specialist reptile courier anywhere on mainland UK. Prices start from £52.50. Please see here or enquire for more details.
Please read our terms and conditions before placing an order. Amphibians are available for delivery in the UK only or can be collected from us (new shop not open until early - mid 2022)
Please contact info@dartfrog.co.uk for further details.
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Current Availability

Special Offers (no further discounts)

Species (Vernacular) & Description
Scientific Name Price Guide (Each)

Marsuipal frog
UK-produced c/b 2020 sub-adults 35 - 40mm
These unique frogs are originally imports from the Wikiri Project in Ecuador and are well-grown frogs that can be sexed. Females have a pouch on the lower back. Eggs are deposited, moved into the pouch with the assistance of the male and continue their development into a well grown tadpole. The tadpoles are then ejected into suitable water to continue their develoment. Rarely available.


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Gastrotheca riobambe
(1 pair left)

£45.00 /pair

Neon day gecko
UK-produced c/b 2021 near-adults 65mm+
One of the most sought-after species. This small-medium species can be kept in small groups and adults rarely devour the young when they hatch.

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Phelsuma klemmeri
(1 pair available)

SOLD

Jewelled, eyed or ocellated lizard
UK-produced c/b 2021 large juveniles 25cm
Europe’s largest lizard, this handsome reptile is from the Iberian Peninsula, south and wouthwest France. They are a beautiful shade of green with blue spots. The males are best kept individually particularly if a female is present. Requires a dry, Mediterranean-style set up with lots of flat rocks and dried logs and a basking spot. Can attain 60cm or more in males (females smaller). Takes a wide variety of foods including most insects, small rodents and even fruit. Can be kept in a well-protected unheated greenhouse year-round or even an outdoor vivarium in southern areas of the UK (with deep dry hibernation refuges provided).

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Timon lepidus ibericus
(
available to order)

£130.00 /pair



Anurans (frogs & toads)


Poison Frogs

Species (Vernacular) & Description
Scientific Name Price Guide (Each)

Bumblebee poison dart frog
c/b 2021 well grown juveniles 20mm+
Great starter species. Easy to keep and breed under suitable conditions. Bold, greedy and males have a loud call.

Dendrobates leucomelas
(6 available)

£40.00

Dyeing poison dart frog
UK-produced c/b 2021 grown-on juveniles 25 - 30mm
Stunning Brazilian morph discovered relatively recently and now becoming popular in the hobby. These specimens are growing well but are not currently sexable.

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Dendrobates tinctorius Tumucumaque
(4 available
)

£65.00

Lowland phantasml poison frog
UK-produced c/b 2021, sub-adults/adults 25 - 30mm
Very popular and ideal starter species. Very prolific once breeding starts and has a voracious appetite when not reproducing.

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Epipedobates anthonyi Santa Isabel
(2 left)

£60.00 /2

Strawberry poison dart frog
UK-produced c/b 2020 adults 20mm
The classic poison dart frog hailing from Nicaragua. Adults are relatively large for a pumilio - up to 22mm. This is denoted as a sexed pair as described by the breeder but we cannot 100% verify this at this time and so can offer no guarantee.

Oophaga pumilio
'Blue Jeans'
(1 pair reserved
)

£350.00 /pair

Imitator poison dart frog
UK-produced c/b 2021 sub-adult/adult 12 - 14mm+
Bold, inquistive species with an amazing reproductive sequence. Once established relatively easy to breed and males have a lovely trill-like call. Requires a tall vivarium with some elevated bromelaids and usually lays 1 - 3 eggs in a slightly inclined film cannister or on a smooth leaf. Adults will show parental care of eggs/tadpoles or tadpoles can be reared artificially. These are unrelated specimens.

Ranitomeya imitator
'Nominat form'
(2 available
)

£180.00 /2

Amazonian poison dart frog
c/b 2021 juveniles 10mm+
Super little species ideal as the starter 'thumbnail'. Taking both Drosophila hydei & melanogaster as well as the usual diet of springtails, aphids and other tiny invertebrates. This morph of ventrimaculata is one of the largest morphs attaining as much as 18mm. Excellent in small groups.

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Ranitomeya variabilis (ventrimaculata)
'Borja Ridge'
(2 left)

£45.00

 


     
Other Frogs & Toads & Caecilians
Species (Vernacular) & Description
Scientific Name Price Guide (Each)

European fire-bellied toad
UK-produced c/b 2021 grown-on juveniles 20mm
Hardy, slow-growing but ultimately long-lived European species which is becoming increasingly difficult to find in captivity. Provice a cool aqua-terrarium witha basking area and shade. Ideal for outdoor vivaria.


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Bombina bombina
(6
reserved)
£30.00

Appenine yellow bellied toad
UK-produced c/b 2021 large juveniles 20mm
We are pleased to offer this rare species which hails from central and southern Italy. It tends to have a smoother dorsum than Bombina variegata and the belly is yellow with blue tinges. Care is identical to Bombina variegata although this species can tolerate warmer conditions.

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Bombina pachypus
(3 reserved)

£22.50

European yellow bellied toad
UK-produced c/b 2021 juveniles 15mm+
This species is proving difficult to obtain these days and this is first time we have been able to offer them for quite some time. Superb hardy species for the temperate semi-aquatic set-up or can even be kept in a greenhouse or outdoor vivarium in protected places.

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Bombina variegata variegata
(4 reserved)

£12.50
Japanese Toad
UK-produced c/b 20
21 juveniles 30mm+
This is a very rare and very beautiful toad and mature females are vivid-orange to brick red while males are olive green. Probably extinct on the island group it is named after (Miyakojima and its adjacent islands). The orginal adults come from a small introduced population on mainland Japan. These are genuine captive-bred specimens and require typical Bufo conditions in captivity but prefer warmer conditions, ideally no lower than 10 deg. C.

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Bufo gargarizans miyakonis
(4 available)

£30.00 or £110.00 /4

European green toad
UK-produced c/b 2021 juveniles 15mm+
Gorgeous, sought-after species, these hail from eastern Europe and are small juveniles. Feeding on fruit flies, small crickets, buffalo worms and small wax moths & larvae.

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Bufotes viridis
(
2 left)

£35.00

American green tree frog
UK-produced c/b 2021 large juveniles 20 - 25mm
A hardy tree frog that makes a great vivarium or greenhouse subject.
Males possess a loud melodius call. Feeding on 2nd/3rd instar crickets, waxmoths and curly-wing flies. Becoming increasingly difficult to source in the UK.

Dryophytes cinereus
(4 available
)

£25.00
Grey tree frog
UK-produced c/b 2021 juveniles 15mm
Easy USA-native species for the vivarium or greenhouse set up. Prefers a tall vivarium with a few leafy foliage plants. These are genuine captive-bred specimens and are in excellent health.

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Dryophytes versicolor
(3 left)

£20.00
Colorado river toad
c/b 20
20 large juveniles 50 - 70mm+
Large, sought-after species from southwest USA. Adult females can grow to 19cm. Requires a large semi-arid vivarium and usually breeds after flash-floods. Prodigious appetite. Only occasionally available in the UK.

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Incilius alvarius
(available to order)

£95.00

Golden Mantella
UK-produced c/b 2021 juveniles 10mm+
Stunning Madagascan species which is a fantastic, bold addition to any amphibian collection. Prefers cooler temperatures than most dartfrogs ideally in the 65 - 72°F range. We have a small number of froglets that are just turning orange and are taking springtails, pinhead crickets and melanogaster fruitflies. These will be available in 2 - 3 weeks time.

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Mantella aurantiaca
(2 left)
£55.00
Climbing Mantella
Dartfrog-produced c/b 2021 juveniles 10mm+
A semi-arboreal species with totally different behaviour to other members of the genus. These breed in water-filled tree holes (such as bamboo) and as with species of the genus Ranitomeya often provide unfertile food eggs for the tadpoles. Needs an arboreal vivarium with relatively sparse vegetation and lots of leaves. Require warm, humid surrounds. These will be available in 2 - 3 weeks time.
Mantella laevigata
(6 reserved - more available early next year)
£60.00

Bumblebee toad
UK-produced c/b 2021 juveniles 10 - 12mm
These are stunning diurnal toads from shrub and arable areas of Paraguay and Argentina. Females are larger than males. Most of the toads previously described as Melanophryniscus stelzneri in the hobby are probably this species.
These are genuine UK-produced specimens that are in superb condition and taking pinhead crickets, aphids and fruit fly.

Melanophryniscus klappenbachi
(2 left)

£50.00

African bullfrog
c/b 2021 juvenile 25mm
Huge species with males capable of attaining 25cm. This is a well-grown juvenile around 3 months old. Avidly feeding on anything that will fit into its mouths.

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Pyxicephalus adspersus
(1 available)

£55.00

 

 

     

Caudata (newts & salamanders) & Caecilians (Gymnophiona)

Species (Vernacular) & Description (size is snout - tail tip)
Scientific Name Price Guide
Spotted salamander
UK-produced c/b 2021 juveniles 40mm+
Lovely eastern North American mole salamander. Very hardy and quite secretive. Easy to keep. These are recently morphed juveniles taking small worms, slugs, live bloodworm and small wax worm.

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Ambystoma maculatum
(8 left)

£30.00 or £100.00 /4

California climbing salamander
Dartfrog-produced c/b 2021 juveniles 4cm+
Impressive tree-dwelling species from California. Males in particular develop large mandible muscles and will not hesitate to attack and bite when provoked. Excellent species for captivity requiring an arboreal vivarium with a large oak or other deciduous log in which to hide and lay its eggs. Feeding on crickets, waxworm, spiders and similar. Juveniles take 2 - 3 years to reach maturity. We will provide a care sheet when purchased. We can provide unrelated specimens from 3 successful pairings.

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Aneides lugubris
(
8 left)

£50.00 or £180.00 /4

California climbing salamander
Dartfrog-produced c/b 2020 large juveniles 8cm+
Impressive tree-dwelling species from California. Males in particular develop large mandible muscles and will not hesitate to attack and bite when provoked. Excellent species for captivity requiring an arboreal vivarium with a large oak or other deciduous log in which to hide and lay its eggs. Feeding on crickets, waxworm, spiders and similar. Juveniles take 2 - 3 years to reach maturity. We will provide a care sheet when purchased. We can provide unrelated specimens from 3 successful pairings.

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Aneides lugubris
(
3 left)

£75.00 or £180.00 /3

Southern Italian Alpine newt
UK-produced c/b 2020 adults 80mm+
Rarely available subspecies of alpine newt from the Calabrian region of southern Italy where it is restricted to just 5 lakes. Fortunately quite easy to breed in captivity. Adults grow to be slightly larger than the nominate form but are otherwise similar. A highly aquatic subspecies too but general care as for the nominate form.

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Ichthyosaura alpestris inexpectatus
(1 sexed pair left)

 

£45.00 /pair

Southern Italian Alpine newt
Dartfrog-produced c/b 2021 juveniles 40mm+
Rarely available subspecies of alpine newt from the Calabrian region of southern Italy where it is restricted to just 5 lakes. Fortunately quite easy to breed in captivity. Adults grow to be slightly larger than the nominate form but are otherwise similar. A highly aquatic subspecies too but general care as for the nominate form.

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Ichthyosaura alpestris inexpectatus
(4 available)

 

£12.50

Lake Urmia newt
UK-produced c/b 2021 well-grown juveniles 55mm+
Stunning species from south-east Turkey (Hakkari), and north east Iraq and western Iran. These specimens are F1 from adults hailing from Aqra and possess the large cream/yellow spots and attain a very good size (in excess of 15cm). These can be kept full-aquatic with a small; land area

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Neurergus crocatus
(10 available)

£60.00 or £220.00 /4

Algerian Ribbed newt
c/b 2021 juveniles 50 - 60mm+
This rarely available species occurs in marshes, ponds and ditches in northern Algeria west towards Oran. Apparently declining due to increasing pollution of such waterways it is highly aquatic and even newly- metamorphosed juveniles can be coaxed back into an aquatic existence quite easily. Grows to around 18 - 20cm, these juveniles are taking worms, live bloodworm, tubifex and water crustacea.

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Pleurodeles nebulosus
(4 available)

£45.00

Solling Lined fire salamander
Dartfrog-produced c/b 2021 juveniles 40mm+
Stunning high-orange/red subspecies found in the Solling region of Germany. Very sought after form. Easy to keep. Taking worms, slugs, wax worm and crickets.

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Salamandra salamandra terrestris Solling Yellow
(2 left)

£45.00

Lined fire salamander
UK-produced c/b 2018/19 adults 150mm+
The typical morph with yellow lines (and thus thinner black lines). These are a group of adults from a hobbyist who has recently streamlined his collection andare 2 males, 1 female. The female looks heavily gravid. We also have a few surplus adult males.

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Salamandra salamandra terrestris
(2,1 available)

£140.00 /3

Salamandra salamandra terrestris
(2 males available)

SOLD

Italian crested newt
c/b 2020 grown-on juveniles 45- 55mm
Large species, easy to keep & very aggressive feeder. Becomes quite aquatic with age. These specimens are too small to sex.


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Triturus carnifex
(4 left)

£40.00

Macedonian crested newt
c/b 2021 juveniles 40mm+
Rarely available species only recently split from Triturus carnifex. Grows into a large, stocky crested newt. Easy to keep. These are captive bred from specimens obtained from Germany several years ago. The original adults are of Northwest Greek origin (Smolikas Mountains).

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Triturus macedonicus
(4 left)

£40.00

 

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