Available
Amphibians

(updated 17-01-2022)




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)
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Current Availability

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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 reserved)

£45.00 /pair

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)

Splashback poison dart frog
UK-produced c/b 2021 sub-adults 25mm+
These are the rarer 100% orange (yellow/orange) morph and look like smaller more agile version of Phyllobates terribilis. The toe tips are black which along with the eyes is in stark contrast to the rest of the frog. These are unsexed.

Adelphobates galactonotus
'
'yellow/orange'
(2 available)

£150.00 /2

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

Blue poison dart frog
UK-produced c/b 2021 grown-on juveniles 20mm+
Probably the most popular of the poison dart frogs, this stunning species grows to a good size (around 35 - 40mm) and is relatively easy to care for.

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Dendrobates tinctorius azureus
(4 available)

£75.00

Dyeing poison dart frog
UK-produced c/b 2020 adult male 40mm+
Another attractive morph and extremely popular. Adults are very plump and active. This is a healthy male surplus to requirments

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Dendrobates tinctorius 'Patricia'
(1 male available)

£65.00

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
c/b 20
20 adults 17 - 20mm
The classic poison dart frog hailing from Nicaragua. Adults are relatively large for a pumilio - up to 22mm. This have been supplied to us a sexed pairs althouigh we cannot guarantee this 100%.

Oophaga pumilio
'Blue Jeans'
(1 pair available)

£350.00 /pair

Arena Blanca poison dart frog
c/b 2015 sub-adult/adults 15mm+
Stunning morph of a small species only recently discovered. It is found near Iquitos, Peru where it is thought to mimic the more toxic Ranitomeya reticulata (Muellerian mimicry). Quite small but very plump species. Seems easy to breed but tadpoles can sometimes be problematic.

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Ranitomeya amazonica 'Arena Blanca'
(2 available)

£170.00 /2

Red-headed poison dart frog
c/b 20
21 near-adults 16mm+
Absolutely stunning morph of this gorgeous species. Available for the first time in Europe a few years ago. Quite secretive but like most fantastica becomes bolder with age. These two are unrelated and only one is calling so pair assumed but not proven. Also the size difference and body shape points to them probably being a pair. These metamorphosed early 2021

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Ranitomeya fantastica
'True Nominat'
(1 pair available
)

£220.00 /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 reserved
)

£170.00 /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 variabilis 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)

£85.00 /2

 


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

£75.00 /3

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

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 large juvenilse 60 - 80mm
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
(available to order)

£75.00

 

 

     

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
(5 left)

£30.00 or £100.00 /4

Eastern Tiger salamander
UK-produced c/b 2021 sub-adults 120mm+
Widespread subspecies from the eastern side of the USA. Prodigious appetite (basically lunges at anything that moves). Grows to around 25 - 30cm.

Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum
(4 left)

£75.00

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
Dartfrog-produced c/b 2021 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 available)

 

£60.00 /pair

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
(4 left)

£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

 

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