Pipids make very fine and interesting captives. In Germany, only
H. boettgeri, P. carvalhoi and X. laevis are frequently
offered. Sometimes other species are imported, but unfortunately their correct
determination is very difficult, and there is not much literature on the care
and breeding of most species.
I am very interested in the exchange of
information about Pipidae. Even the exchange of animals may be
If you are interested in clawed frogs, tropical clawed frogs, dwarf clawed frogs
and pipas or if you have any question, suggestion, hint and so on, please join
the feedback-forum ! I would be very happy about messages
by professional herpetoculturists, too!
You will also find a bibliography, a list of species,
and links at the German page.
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