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Advanced Newt & Salamander Topics

Below you will find a list of discussions in the Advanced Newt & Salamander Topics forums at the The Advanced Newt & Salamander Topics forum For Advanced Enthusiasts & Professionals. These topics are open to all Registered Members for reading. Posts may be subject to moderation.

Advanced Newt & Salamander Topics For Advanced Enthusiasts & Professionals. These topics are open to all Registered Members for reading. Posts may be subject to moderation.

Sub-Forums : Advanced Newt & Salamander Topics

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Topics that deal with a species, genus, or family of caudata. Includes "common name" forums, such as axolotls and fire-bellied newts.
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Two popular genera of Asian newts, the crocodile newts are diverse of habit, habitat, and appearance. The Mandarin or Emperor Newt, Tylototriton shanjing, is highly sought after.
2nd September 2017 Go to last post
513 5,193
Triturus and its relatives (Ichthyosaura/Mesotriton, Lissotriton, and Ommatotriton) are a diverse and widespread group of newts. While mainly European, several species can be found in the Near and Middle East. Euproctus, the brook newts, are confined to Corsica and Sardinia.
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Perhaps the most famous and frequently bred newts in captivity, the fire-bellied newts and sword-tail newts are well known throughout the world as being excellent, gregarious captives.
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The first salamanders described, this diverse genus of species and subspecies can be found throughout Europe and the Near-East. They are the animals that first come to mind when most people hear the word "salamander".
27th August 2017 Go to last post
336 2,485
This group of Far Eastern salamanders are becoming increasingly popular in captivity, and thanks to the captive breeding efforts of one European hobbyist in particular (you know who I mean), they are becoming easier and easier to acquire.
23rd July 2017 Go to last post
176 1,513
This topic covers Cryptobranchids like the hellbender and Asian giant salamanders, as well as sirens, mud puppies, and amphiumas.
by kamil
13th September 2017 Go to last post
213 1,735
These large-mouthed, burrowing salamanders are indigenous to Central and North America.
187 1,548
Arguably the most beautiful newts in the world, this Asian genus is highly desired by many hobbyists.
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While not closely related, these two genera are the true newts of North America.
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Found only in the Northwest of the United States of America, the (currently) 4 species of this genus are the largest and heaviest land-living salamanders in the world.
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The largest, and one of the most diverse groups of salamanders, these salamanders have all evolved to breathe solely through their skin and are found almost exclusively in North America.
by JM29
2 Weeks Ago Go to last post
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Now comprising at least 3 species, this genus of newts includes the largest "newt" in the world, Pleurodeles waltl.
31st July 2017 Go to last post
160 1,025
The Tiger Salamanders and the Axolotl are so popular amongst hobbyists that they have been given their own topic. If you're particularly interested in the Axolotl, there is a large section of the forum devoted mainly to beginner Axolotl enthusiasts (not this topic).
246 2,294
This sub-forum is dedicated to these Pacific Coast cousins of Ambystoma and Dicamptodon.
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Often sold incorrectly as Japanese fire-bellied newts, these territorial newts are distinct from other genera and very interesting in their own right.
429 3,850
Photos, accounts and other information related to documenting and discovering amphibians and other beasties in the real world.
by MnGuy
1 Week Ago Go to last post
614 4,343
Share your field herpetology experiences with accounts/articles, photos, and advice.
by MnGuy
1 Week Ago Go to last post
402 2,881
Discuss Field Herping and ask questions about techniques, how to observe certain animals, what kind of habitats they inhabit, etc. Do not post field herping accounts in this sub-topic.
by ShaQuL
30th April 2017 Go to last post
164 1,151
by otolith
36 Minutes Ago Go to last post
329 2,340
For discussion of the creation and maintenance of wild habitats for caudates and other amphibians, and on amphibian conservation issues.
by juraj
11th September 2017 Go to last post
53 297
Discussion of the laws affecting herpetology around the world. Species legalities in different jurisdictions, import/export of animals, the legalities of species collection and the ethical considerations of all of the above.
by otolith
36 Minutes Ago Go to last post
119 1,309
Man made and organic pollution have drastic effects on the viability of ecosystems throughout the world. Amphibians are on the front line of this issue because they are widely believed to be the most sensitive organisms effected.
6th July 2017 Go to last post
34 208
For the discussion of species naming, origins and the related sciences.
26th September 2016 Go to last post
82 330
For discussion of scientific studies not covered under other "science & politics" topics.
36 138
Landscaping, setup and enclosure-related discussion (vivaria, aquaterraria, aquariums, etc) & also equipment/product reviews.
1,904 14,203
For general enclosure/vivarium-related discussions.
934 6,053
Discuss the building, maintenance and furnishing of outdoor enclosures for caudates.
41 256
Exhibit your setups here!
14th September 2017 Go to last post
530 5,537
Share your knowledge and give advice about plants for vivaria.
by Jensino
10th September 2017 Go to last post
349 2,098
The place to discuss anything food-related, including feeder fish, pellets, freeze-dried food, frozen food, live food and its culture, the list goes on...
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1st August 2017 Go to last post
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For the discussion of flies (Dipterids) other than fruitflies.
17 127
12th June 2016 Go to last post
50 279
14th June 2016 Go to last post
31 176
20th August 2017 Go to last post
282 1,632
For the discussion of all foods of mammalian origin.
29th October 2013 Go to last post
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by Twylenn
7th September 2017 Go to last post
75 430
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28th April 2016 Go to last post
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Post and discuss photography and videography of amphibians. Photos can be hosted on for convenience.
1,840 12,931
The place to share and discuss photos and videos of newts and salamanders.
1,774 12,542
Discuss your photographic technique. Lighting conditions, apertures, shutter speeds, camera types, digital and film. Also any equipment discussion should go here.
by sde
10th September 2014 Go to last post
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