Phyllobates Vittatus

Phyllobates Vittatus


Common name - Golfodulcean dart frogs

Latin namePhyllobates vittatus

Country of Origin - Southern Costa Rica

Adult size -2.5-3cm 

Average Lifespan - 10-20 years

Care level - Beginner

UV required - 6%

Temperature range - 23-25

Minimum housing size - 45x45x45cm

Diet - fruit fly, hatchling crickets, springtails

Description - Vittatus come out of the water as a mostly black frog with a red/orange U shape on their back. As they get older, this U shape spreads and  forms 2 complete red or orange stripes down the back of the frog. These frogs do well housed in groups as long as enough space is provided.

Cleaning - Bioactive setup ideally with clean up crew

Shopping list - Exo Terra terrarium, lighting, heating, themometer/hygrometer, livefood, water dish, hides, calcium & D3, spray bottle

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