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platanna. perhaps breeding.. IF LEGAL

Postby EkSkynHeilig » Wed Feb 06, 2008 10:22 pm

hey guys.

I went herping today, and found a old kind of swimming pool, pondish thing.
At closer look, i saw a few platannas in the pond.
now my question is:
what is the law against this frogs?
may i catch and breed with them?
if i may, how should i do it?
does anybody know anything about them?
i've already searched sa reptiles, and found nothing that will help me.
thanx
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Postby Bushbaby » Thu Feb 07, 2008 9:25 am

As long as you don't feed platannas to anything, it's legal. Technically you need a fishing permit, I think... could be wrong on that one.

It's very easy breeding platannas though. I had 2 which were my son's which I threw into our pool (which is broken). It took about a month to see tadpoles and they have already developed into fully developed frogs.

I did however try to take tadpoles out of the pool and put them in a fish pond. They all died :( No matter what I did, they just didn't make it.
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Re: platanna. perhaps breeding.. IF LEGAL

Postby mamparra » Sat Jan 18, 2014 4:36 pm

Can I breed platannas in a fish tank? Has anybody done that? what were your challenges? Much appreciated
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Re: platanna. perhaps breeding.. IF LEGAL

Postby Bushviper » Wed Jan 22, 2014 5:56 pm

These frogs are bred regularly in tanks overseas. Just google it and there will be tons of information for you.
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Re: platanna. perhaps breeding.. IF LEGAL

Postby Dilp 44 » Thu May 17, 2018 3:15 pm

Hi , if you did manage to breed them I would be very happy to buy / adopt some . They are very interesting creatures and I’m trying to get my hands on a few for a tank . If they aren’t available could you tell me what the pond looked like so I could try find a pond with the same stuff . Thx Dylan
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