Do Frogs Keep Growing? A Helpful Guide

Many frog pet owners ask me whether their frogs will keep growing. Unfortunately, the answer is both yes and no. In this blog post, I’ll explain what determines whether a frog will continue to grow or not.


Do frogs keep growing?


Most frogs continue to grow throughout their lives.

As they age, frogs typically grow larger in size and weight. However, the rate at which they grow can vary depending on the frog species and their environment.

For example, some frogs that live in cold climates may grow more slowly than those in warm temperatures. In addition, male frogs usually grow larger than females of the same species.

While most frogs continue to grow throughout their lives, there are a few exceptions.

Some species of frogs, such as the African dwarf frog, stop growing once they reach adulthood. However, you can generally expect your frog to grow throughout its life.


What determines whether a frog will keep growing?


There are a few factors that determine whether a frog will keep growing or not.

One factor is the species of frog. As I mentioned earlier, reach a maximum size and then stop growing.

Additionally, some frogs may shrink in size as they age.

This usually occurs when the frog’s environment changes, and it can no longer get enough food to maintain its body size.




Frogs belong to a class of animals called amphibians. This means that they can live both in water and on land. Most frogs start their lives in the water as tadpoles. Tadpoles have gills, which allow them to breathe underwater. They also have tails, which they use to swim.




As tadpoles grow, they develop lungs and lose their tails. At this point, they leave the water and live on land. Frogs that live on land are called frogs, while those that live in water are called toads. Toads typically have dry, bumpy skin, while frogs have smooth, moist skin.

When a frog reaches adulthood, it stops growing. However, this does not mean that the frog will stay the same size forever. If a frog is healthy and has access to food, it can live for many years and grow larger over time.




So, do frogs keep growing? Unfortunately, the answer is yes and no. Once a frog reaches adulthood, it stops growing taller. However, if a frog is healthy and has enough food, it can grow larger over time!

Mike Grover

Mike Grover is the owner of this website (Reptiles and Amphibians), a website dedicated to providing expert care and information for these animals. Mike has been keeping reptiles and amphibians as pets for over 20 years and has extensive knowledge of their care. He currently resides in the United Kindom with his wife and two children. Reptiles and amphibians can make excellent pets, but they require special care to stay healthy and happy. Mike's website provides detailed information on how to care for these animals, including what to feed them, what type of housing they need, and how to maintain their health. Mike's website is a valuable resource for keeping your pet healthy and happy, whether you’re considering adding a reptile or amphibian to your family or you’re already a pet parent.

Recent Posts