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Ribbed Newts (Pleurodeles) Now comprising at least 3 species, this genus of newts includes the largest "newt" in the world, Pleurodeles waltl.

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Old 30th December 2017   #1
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Hi !

I'd like to share this image of a coloured couple in action.
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Old 30th December 2017   #2
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I've never kept Pleurodeles but I'm always tempted when I see them. I saw some at a friend's house a few years ago and couldn't believe the size of them, they were like crocodiles!



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Yes, the fully grown adults I have mesure about 20-22 cm but this species can probably grow more in big tanks.
The animals of this photo are young (born in spring 2016) and are only 15 cm long.
I have had this species for 17 years and It still interests me.



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This pic from Caudata Culture always impresses me!
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