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View Poll Results: How many amphibians have you had at once? ( including eggs and larvae )

1-5 20 21.51%
5-10 12 12.90%
10-50 26 27.96%
50-100 5 5.38%
100-500 19 20.43%
500-1,000 8 8.60%
1,000-5,000 3 3.23%
5,000-10,000+ 0 0%
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Old 13th April 2014   #1
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Default How many amphibians have you had at once in your private collection?

Hi all,

So I was just curious how many amphibians people actually have? This DOES include eggs and juveniles! So give your best estimation.
Post below if you want, with the exact number or whatever is closest. Lets see who has the most! Maybe Ian. But I really have no clue xD So, how many?

P.S. This includes ALL amphibians, frogs and toads too, not just sals and newts.



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Default Re: How many amphibians have you had at once in your private collection?

Counting eggs and babies, I'm currently in the 500 - 1000 range. I have a trio of ribbed newts that have not stopped laying eggs since I got them as a Valentine's Day gift. (Finally moved "Daddy" to a separate tank- those ladies deserve a break! >600 eggs total) I also have a batch of around 100 baby axies. Other than that I have the 3 adults as well as 5 juvenile ribbed newts. 2 fire belly newts, 4 eastern newts, 1 adult axolotl, and 1 spotted salamander. Around 716.

Not really sure it's such a good idea to count your newts before they're hatched though!



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I voted in the 100-500 section. I currently have approximately 211-300. I have 2.3.3 T. granulosa, 1.2.100-150 A. gracile and 0.0.70-100 R. aurora.



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Default Re: How many amphibians have you had at once in your private collection?

with burrito and moapers babies, around 400



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I would probably be in the 100-500 category.



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I have 5 T. marmoratus, 2.3 T. dobrogicus and 67 morphs/advanced larvae, 1.1 T. karelinii and ~30 larvae, 4 S.s. gallaica, 2.2 M. a. apuanus and ~60 morphs/larvae, 2.2 Lissotriton v. ampelensis and ~80 morphs/larvae

and then a whole lot more eggs (which I don't count until they hatch )



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Wow, I'm surprised nobody has voted in the 5,000-10,000+ section yet. I thought there would be some people who had a ton of eggs and larvae from this years breeding season.



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The survey is flawed. The categories overlap.



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Default Re: How many amphibians have you had at once in your private collection?

Yah, I just did it that way because saying 5,001-10,000 would look kind of stupid
But most people don't have the exact number, like exactly 500 or something, so I don't think there will be many, if any people who have trouble deciding which to vote on.



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I was just yanking your chain.



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Default Re: How many amphibians have you had at once in your private collection?

Haha, OK. I probably need more of that, i obviously take everything too seriously.....and am extremely gullible on the internet



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Default How many amphibians have you had at once in your private collection?

Here is a better picture of the little girl. She has already taken to the water though.Click the image to open in full size.
Seth, I would put some dirt and moss into that tank for the Fire Salamanders. They like to hide. Here is my setup.
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Yah I know Evan, it was a temporary setup.

They are now in a setup that is like leaf litter on the forest floor or Germany. I don't remember where they guy said there parents parents were from so I just picked a place that fires sals live in.

It has Alder, Hazel, Oak, and Japanese maple. The Japanese maple looks similar to Acer, so that's why its in there. All those species live in Germany. I might add some fern that live in Germany too, not sure yet. They have woodlice and worms in them for food. Then when they get bigger I will move them to a different setup. Maybe a outdoor enclosure, not sure what I am going to do yet.

They look good Evan! Congrats :)



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Since you're counting eggs, I've gone over the 5,000 mark at least once. Typically I'm more in the 2000-3000 range.



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Since you're counting eggs, I've gone over the 5,000 mark at least once. Typically I'm more in the 2000-3000 range.
Would still make a rubbish omelette.



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