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Old 25th November 2007   #1
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Here are some pictures of the tank I have set up for them and some pictures of them!

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What do you think for a first time Salamander owner?



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Old 25th November 2007   #2
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Not too bad. Your substrate may be a little on the moist side.

How often do you see them? Do they burrow on their own much?



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Old 26th November 2007   #3
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They dont burrow much on their own. I have dug out little holes for them since it said in the wild they use other animals' burrows. I dig a burrow for them and cover the top with a piece of wood or something to make it more secluded. I dont see them much unless I go looking for them to check on them. I do see them when I feed them. One of them comes out and is all over the food I bring them. I had just sprayed before I took the pictures thats why it looks so wet. I hadnt mixed it well yet. That one was out so I wanted to get him picture!



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Very wet is a bad idea.



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The soil is not as wet as it looks in the picture. it isnt mud. It is misted dirt. I hadn't mixed it around yet. It is not wet, not muddy, not a puddle. It is moist dirt!



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You may find it a good mix to combine topsoil with coco fiber. The coco fiber itself doesn't hold moisture well, but when mixed with topsoil, it retains water well.

They look very nice :)



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Hey, not bad. It looks good. Those sure are some cutes salamanders!



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They look nice. Nice setup too.



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great looking sals, I envy you that one comes out for food...mine wont eat in front of me



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