Amphibians for research


  This site is in preparation. We shall share our experience on breeding different species of amphibians, housing, safe food, temperature optima, water treatment and also some possible pitfalls.    In the meantime, following links may provide information you are looking for:

  Silurana tropicalis husbandry -    (Cold Spring Harb. Protoc.‘2009,doi:10.1101/pdb.emo 131)

  Xenopus laevis husbandry -     PDF document, 80 p

 General  info on Xenopus laevis :  


                                                                                                                                                                    General information on various Pipid species, including distribution, natural habitats, activity, notes on behavior, images, sounds, references:


Pleurodeles waltli - natural habitat, images, care:                                            

 Ambystoma mexicanum - habitat, images, care:        

                                                                          axolotl website: