List of the most beautiful and colorful pet frogs in the world.
Frogs as pet is becoming popular as aquarium fish. Sometimes, these creatures are domesticated because of their small size, fairly attractive looks, and in many cases, because of the undemanding conditions needed to take care of them. Since most frogs do not have the dietary needs of mammals, their food often represents a fraction of the expense needed to nourish dogs or cats.
Argentine Horned Frog (Ceratopphrys ornate)
The Argentine Horned Frog, a species found in the rainforests of Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil, is a popular pet frog. This frog with wonderfully bright coloration is known in the pet industry as “Pacman Frog” It is usually the hardiest species and is easy to care for. The Argentine Horned frog has simple requirements as a pet. It usually fed mainly on large adult locusts, black and brown crickets and mice.
Malagasy Rainbow Frog (Scaphiophryne gottlebei)
The Malagasy Rainbow Frog is also known for a variety of common names like Ornate Hopper, Rainbow Burrowing Frog, Red Rain Frog and Gottlebe’s Narrow-mouthed Frog. It is one of the most highly decorated of the Madagascan frogs. It was named in 2008 as “being among the rarest and most remarkable amphibians” on the planet. Thousands are captured every year for the pet trade.
Albino Pacman Frog (Ceratophrys cranwelli)
This variant of Albino Pacman Frog with orange and yellow back is very popular as pet. Its size ranges from 8-13 cm long or3-5 in and can weigh up to 0.5 kg or1 lb. Albino Pacman Frog of Cranwell’s Horned Frog is nocturnal and rest with its eyelids open. As a pet they should be kept in a humid environment such as an aquarium with moist substrate (not gravel). They should be fed a mixed diet of crickets, mealworms, small mice, and feeder fish. It should be fed every 2-3 days until the age of 18 months, at which point they should be fed once every 10-14 days.