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Determining the sex of Dart Frogs. Clues ?
I just got two Dendrobates auratus and was wondering if anyone could tell me how to figure out the sex of the frogs. I was sold a male and a female but have no clue how to tell the difference.
Here is a typical female Dendrobaes auratus . Females are noticably pear-shaped.

Males are more slender.

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E. anthonyi, D. imitator, C. azureiventris, D. amazonicus, D. lamasi (pan & pan gl), P. aurotaenia, D. variabilis, D. quinquevittatus, D. reticulatus, D. matecho, D. pumilio cauchero & escudos
I've heard that the males develope "notches" in the front toe pads. Is that true?
The 'notched' front toe pads are a littler easier to interpret on some species than others. There are a combination of things to look for to determine the sex, and toepads are just one.

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