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Old 19th January 2010   #1
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Default Fire belly newt help

I just bought a chinese fire belly newt about two weeks ago. he spends most of his time out of water, and hasnt eaten. so far i have tried frozen blood worms, and a meal worm. when should i feed him, how, and why isnt he eating? im new to the newt so idk any of this.



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Old 19th January 2010   #2
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Default Re: Fire belly newt help

living on land can be caused by stress, or sometimes a bad water quality. Try feeding him live earthworms, most times this works the best.



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Default Re: Fire belly newt help

Hi batronie, this is a common problem, and it's covered in the FAQ (link in my signature line below). Welcome to the forum, and we'd be happy to answer any questions you still have after reading the suggestions in the FAQ.



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