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Optimal humidity for P. cinereus?

This is a discussion on Optimal humidity for P. cinereus? within the Plethodontids and Lungless Salamanders (Bolitoglossa, Eurycea, Plethodon, etc.) forums, part of the Species, Genus & Family Discussions category; I have been reading through the available literature on these guys, and the verdict appears to be that they enjoy ...

Plethodontids and Lungless Salamanders (Bolitoglossa, Eurycea, Plethodon, etc.) 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.

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I have been reading through the available literature on these guys, and the verdict appears to be that they enjoy high humidity. But what does this translate into on a humidity gauge? My terrarium is currently at 90 % humidity. Is that too high?



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Your humidity level is OK. The only real risk, I see, with high humidty is bacteria and/or fungal growth. As long as they have a moist hide I don't really pay too much attention to the relative humidity of the tank.



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