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Author Topic: ADF tank height  (Read 2097 times)
Eila
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« on: April 26, 2011, 12:24:30 PM »

I want to move my frog to my Eclipse 12. from the gravel to the air it measures 16 inches in depth. i'm wondering if this is too deep for the frog? if its not im gonna get him some buddies. they will be living with a beta.
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« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2011, 05:07:44 PM »

The profile for ADFs on Badman's says: Soft substrate,keep with peaceful fish, very easy after initial acclimation. Shallower tanks are better, no-more than 18 tall is recommended. So, you should be OK.

Link: http://badmanstropicalfish.com/stats/misc_stats/stats_misc_African_Dwarf_Frog.html
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Eila
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« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2011, 12:40:43 AM »

ok ill toss him in and keep a close eye out. thank you for the help
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« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2011, 04:00:13 PM »

it maybe an idea to put some stones in the bottom of tank, they can then launch themselves from them to get to the top (thereby making the top not 18" but maybe 15" or so).  I would say that 15" is about the max height for ADF's.
 
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