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Keeping salamander aquarium cool?

This is a discussion on Keeping salamander aquarium cool? within the Newt and Salamander Help forums, part of the Beginner Newt, Salamander, Axolotl & Help Topics category; Its summer, my salamander is in the basement, yet his aquarium is still around 70 degrees at times..... i was ...

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Question Keeping salamander aquarium cool?

Its summer, my salamander is in the basement, yet his aquarium is still around 70 degrees at times.....

i was was thinking of ways to keep cooler temps and thought maybe of putting a frozen water bottle in there?

any thoughts on this?
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That is a reasonably easy method to lower the temperature. Keep a few bottles frozen and switch them out. For smaller enclosures, I've also used ice packs underneath the enclosure.
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