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Default Re: Belly Color - Genetic? Age? or Nutrition?

Don't confuse color-producing diet with proper nutrition. The yellow-bellied firebellies raised in captivity appear to be perfectly healthy, just lacking color. Yes, other types of newts can also have faded colors when raised without foods that promote color.

Feeding the worms carrots wouldn't hurt, but it probably wouldn't have much effect either.
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