Yellow Mantella (Mantella crocea) Care Sheet

If you didnt know already, I have approximately 15 years experience keeping and breeding species of Amphibia, with a speciality within the genus of Mantella frogs from Madagascar. So, below you will find a care guide to how I keep and breed the said species.

Author: Joshua S. Ralph.
Establishment/Organisation: MantellaMan Conservation.

Common name: Yellow Mantella (Eastern Golden Frog, Eastern Mantella)
Scientific name: Mantella croceaPintak & Böhme, 1990
Family: Mantellidae
Country of Origin: Madagascar.
Localities: Bakozetra west of Parc National de Mantadia; Ifoha west of Parc National de Mantadia; a forest area east of Ambohimanarivo; and outside the Réserve Naturelle Intégrale de Zahamena.

Yellow Mantella (Mantella crocea) Care Sheet

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Yellow Mantella (Mantella crocea) ‘Bakozetra’ locality west of the Parc National de Mantadia, near the Torotorofotsy Wetlands Reserve. © 2015 – Joshua Ralph – All Rights Reserved.
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Wild Yellow Mantella (Mantella crocea) of the ‘Bakozetra’ locality, performing ‘Thanatosis’ (Greek for “Playing Dead”) showing bright red flash marks. © 2015 – Joshua Ralph – All Rights Reserved.

Copyright © – The attached husbandry/care sheet and all information, photographs and designs are copyrighted to Joshua Ralph – 2015.

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