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Old 19th January 2008   #3 (permalink)
Michael Shrom
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I think it is a regional use. I have a trough or tank that is about 12 ft. long in my back yard. We have always called it a cattle tank or cattle trough. I've heard or huge neotenic tiger salamanders living in cold cattle tanks out west. I always envisioned an above ground tank filled from a pipe with spring water that someway the salamanders got in. An in ground depression makes more sense.
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