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Old 27th July 2008   #1
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Default How hot before its too hot?

Hey, i was just wandering what kind of temperature rise would have to occur to SERIOUSLY endanger a newt salamander or axie?

i.e for an axie 25 wont seriously hurt him but 35 is potentially fatal?

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Old 27th July 2008   #2
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Default Re: How hot before its too hot?

Anything above 25C, is potentially dangerous for most caudtes. some species tolerate even lesser temperatures. Above 27-28C youre seriously in trouble.....



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Default Re: How hot before its too hot?

For most caudates (including axolotls), I'd say 25c is the maximum threshold (as in, warning bells should be going off and you should be taking drastic efforts to lower it). I'd say 30c would be fatal after a few hours for most species, and 35c would be fatal immediately in almost all cases.



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