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Old 24th August 2013   #1
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Default My salamander looks suddenly emaciated, please help!

I have had a fire salamander for about four months now, and for most of that time he was a little bit skinnier than most slamanders but he was eating so I gigired that it was just him. But just a day or two ago all of a sudden he looks seriously emaciated and I haven't a clue why. It's to the point where when I pick him up I can feel all of his ribs. I feed him about four small crickets every day and for the most part he appeared to be eating them. I change his water every day and the tank stays at like 66 degrees. I have no idea what's happening. Also, I don't know if this is related but this morning, I watched him go into his water bowl and run in circles really fast for like a good minuet or two. Please if anyone has any ideas I would greatly appriciate them!

-Lindsey

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Old 24th August 2013   #2
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Try feeding chopped up night crawlers and maybe a few waxworms occasionally



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