Available
Amphibians

(updated 18-05-2022)




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 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 £55.00. 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 at least mid 2022)
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Current Availability

Special Offers (no further discounts)

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

Dyeing poison dart frog
UK-produced c/b 2021 juveniles 20mm+
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
)

£50.00 or £180.00 /4

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)

Chrome pleasing poison frog
c/b 2021 grown-on juveniles 20mm+
A stunning species from the highland Cordillera Oriental and part of the Cordillera Azul of central Peru. Requires collers temperatures in the 70 - 74 F. range. As with most Ameerega these can be quite jumpy and require a relatively large vivarium with some height and large bromeliads. Otherwise relatively easy to care for. One of the specimens available is shown left. These are unsexed.


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Ameerega bassleri Sisa
(4 reserved)

£55.00

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

Dendrobates leucomelas
(5 left)

£40.00

Blue poison dart frog
UK-produced c/b 2021 grown-on juveniles 25mm+
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
(2 left)

£130.00 /2

Dyeing poison dart frog
Dartfrog-produced c/b 2022 juveniles 15mm+
Impressive large morph with prodigious appetite (for smaller insects). Grows to around 40 - 45mm. Gorgeous bright blue legs. Feeding on springtails, Drosophila melanogaster, aphids and hatchling crickets. Cannot be sexed currently.

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Dendrobates tinctorius 'Brazil'
(3 available)

£55.00 or £160.00 /3

Dyeing poison dart frog
UK-produced / Dartfrog-produced c/b 2022, grown-on juveniles 20mm
Super, distinct morph possessing with powder blue or pale grey legs. These are very healthy specimens taking fruit flies, small crickets and aphids. Specimens from two bloodlines available.

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Dendrobates tinctorius 'Powder Blue/Grey Legged'
(
6 available)

£45.00

Dyeing poison dart frog
Dartfrog-produced c/b 2022 juveniles 15mm+
Another beautiful recently-described multicolored morph that grows to around 50mm+. These are grown-on juveniles a couple of months out the water taking pinhead crickets, aphids, Drosophila and springtails.


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Dendrobates tinctorius Robertus
(2 available)

£110.00 /2

Colombian poison dart frog
UK-produced c/b 2021, juveniles 15mm
One of the larger dart frogs with an appetite to match. Adults are a stunning iridescent mint green colour. Quite easy to keep in captivity.

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Phyllobates terriblis 'mint'
(4 available
)
SOLD

Banded poison dart frog
Dartfrog-produced c/b 2022grown-on juveniles 15mm+
Easy species with a melodius call. Excellent for the beginner, relatively shy but bolder with age.

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Phyllobates vittatus
(3 available)

£35.00 or £100.00 /3

Imitator poison dart frog
Dartfrog & UK-produced c/b 2021 sub-adult/adult 16mm+
Bold, inquistive species with an amazing reproductive sequence. Once established relatively easy to breed and males have a lovely trill-like call. This stunning frogs has an orange head and bands of orange traversing the dorsum. Quite bold and relatively easy to breed once established.

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Ranitomeya imitator 'Varadero'
(2
reserved)

£140.00 /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'
(4 available)

£45.00

Variable poison dart frog
c/b 2021 & Dartfrog-produced 2021 sub-adults 13mm+
A much under-rated species, these are very bold specimens. This form comes from drier forests south-west of Tarapoto in Peru. The greenish hue of the patterning is particularly bright in juveniles and is often retained to adulthood. These are unsexed sub-adults from two different sources. We will do our best to sex them but this cannot be guaranteed.

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Ranitomeya variabilis 'southern''
(4 left)

£65.00 or £110.00 /2

 


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

Great Plains toad
Adults 50 - 100mm
A relatiely large ubiquitos species of true toad native to Central North America from Canada to the Mexican Plateau. Females can attain nearly 12cm. Explosive breeder brought on by heavy rainfall where it breeds in shallow puddles and ponds. Eggs hatch and tadpole grow quickly. Great vivarium subject

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Anaxyrus cognatus
(
available to order)
£50.00

Giant fire-bellied toad
U
K-produced c/b 2021 large juveniles 25mm+
Large fire-bellied toad from the mountains of southern China. Unusually males can grow larger than females. Needs a cool aquaterrarium with a regular supply of small foods. The water should be filtrated as it is prone to fungal disease especially in the eyes. Relatively easy to keep.


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Bombina maxima
(2 available)

£80.00 /2

Oriental fire-bellied toad (Korean green form)
UK-produced c/b 2022 juveniles 15mm+es 15 - 25mm+
An attractive, easy-to-keep species requiring a semi-aquatic setup with lots of pond weed and a small basking area. These are plump healthy toads taking fruit flies, 1st instar crickets, chopped worm and small waxworm. Increasingly difficult to source in the UK.

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Bombina orientalis
(
available to order)
£17.50

Oriental fire-bellied toad (Korean green form)
UK-produced c/b 2021 near-adults 35mm+es 15 - 25mm+
An attractive, easy-to-keep species requiring a semi-aquatic setup with lots of pond weed and a small basking area. These are plump healthy toads taking fruit flies, 1st instar crickets, chopped worm and small waxworm. Increasingly difficult to source in the UK. These stunning specimens have little in the way of black spots on the back (see picture here of actual specimens)

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Bombina orientalis
(4 available)
£35.00

Appenine yellow bellied toad
UK-produced c/b 2022 juveniles 15 - 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
(available to order)

£22.50

Balkan yellow bellied toad
UK-produced c/b 2021 juveniles 10mm+
This sub-species is proving difficult to obtain these days and this is first time we have been able to offer them for quite some time. Not quite as hardy as the nominate form but can be maintained in a temperate/warm semi-aquatic set-up or even a greenhouse.
These specimens metamorphosed 3 - 4 weeks ago and are taking Drosophila and 1st instar crickets.

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Bombina variegata scabra
(4 left)

£15.00

European yellow bellied toad
UK-produced c/b 2022
juveniles 10 - 12mm
Superb hardy species for the temperate semi-aquatic set-up or can even be kept in a greenhouse or outdoor vivarium in protected places. These specimens metamorphosed 2 - 3 weeks ago and are taking Drosophila and 1st instar crickets.

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Bombina variegata variegata
(4 available
)

£11.99

European yellow bellied toad
UK-produced c/b 2021
sub-adults 20mm+
Superb hardy species for the temperate semi-aquatic set-up or can even be kept in a greenhouse or outdoor vivarium in protected places. These specimens metamorphosed 8 - 12 weeks ago and are taking Drosophila and 1st instar crickets.

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Bombina variegata variegata
(4 available
)

£16.99

American green tree frog
UK-produced c/b 2021 sub-adults/adults 30mm+
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)

£30.00

European green tree frog
UK-produced c/b 2022 juveniles 20mm+
A super tree frog that makes a great vivarium or greenhouse subject.
Males possess a loud raucous call. Feeding on fruit flies and small crickets.
These are of northern European origin so are quite hardy specimens. Not currently sexable.

Hyla arborea arborea
(more available in 6 weeks)

£30.00

Lemon-yellow tree frog
UK-produced c/b 2022 juveniles 20mm+
A super tree frog that makes a great vivarium or greenhouse subject (heated to remain above freezing in the winter).
Males possess a loud raucous call. Feeding on fruit flies and small crickets.
These occur in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Egypt, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen. Not currently sexable.

Hyla savignyi
(available to order)

£25.00

Colorado river toad
c/b 20
20 large juveniles 70mm - 90mm+
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
(3 available)

£100.00 or £285.00 /3

Golden Mantella
UK-produced c/b 2021 grown-on juveniles 10 - 14mm
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 decent-sized froglets that are nice and orange and are taking springtails, pinhead crickets and melanogaster fruitflies.

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Mantella aurantiaca
(4 left)

£60.00 or £220.00 /4

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 infertile food eggs for the tadpoles. Needs an arboreal vivarium with relatively sparse vegetation and lots of leaves. Require warm, humid surrounds. Care sheet provided with the frogs.
Mantella laevigata
(more available early summer)
£60.00

Sierran chorus frog
c/b 2021 adults 30mm+
Stunning little species that changes its coloration at will varying from salmon pink to dark green. Occurs from Central California up to Idaho so relatively hardy. Most of the specimens in the hobby that were formerly attributed to the Pacific chorus frog (Pseudacris regilla) are probably this species.

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Pseudacris sierra
(available to order)

£65.00 /pair

African bullfrog
c/b 2022 large juveniles 60mm+
Huge species with males capable of attaining 25cm. These are well-grown juveniles around 3 - 4 months old and apparently there are some that look like definite males. Avidly feeding on anything that will fit into its mouths.

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Pyxicephalus adspersus
(available to order)

£85.00

 

 

     

Caudata (newts & salamanders) & Caecilians (Gymnophiona)

Species (Vernacular) & Description (size is snout - tail tip)
Scientific Name Price Guide
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
(1 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
UK-produced c/b 2020/21 near-adults/adults 70mm+
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
(3 pairs left)

£45.00 /pair

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

Moroccan fire salamander
UK-produced c/b 2022 juveniles 45mm+
A very streamlined salamander which often quick, lizard like movements which enables it to track down crickets and other small insects. These are the ovoviviparous form giving birth to larvae. This particular form as orange rather than yellow blotches. This develops as the salamander grows and are yellow initially.

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Salamandra algira tingitana 'Beni Arouss orange phase'
(3 left
)

£55.00 or £150.00 /3

Portuguese fire salamander
UK-produced c/b 2021 juveniles 50 - 60mm
A stout subspecies the original adults of these specimens are from Gallicia, north-west Spain. The unique patterning and red develops at the salamanders reach maturity. These are taking 2nd/3rd instar crickets, worms, slugs and wax worm.

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Salamandra salamandra gallaica 'Galicia)
(4 left)

£55.00 or £200.00 /4

Italian crested newt
Dartfrog-produced c/b 2022 eggs
Large species, easy to keep & very aggressive feeder. Becomes quite aquatic with age. We have a small number of batches of 10 eggs. We can send these by standard post but recommend special delivery.


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Triturus carnifex
(4 batches of 10 eggs available)

£30.00 /10 eggs

 

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