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Old 6th November 2017   #1
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I've had axolotls for a while now, but I'm really more of a fish person and don't know much about non-aquatic species. I'm starting to think it would be fun to get a pet who spends some time in the water and some time on land. What species would you recommend for a beginner such as myself? I won't run off and buy one immediately, but it would give me some direction to start reading about them. Bonus points if it's something that can live happily on a diet of nightcrawlers, red wigglers and grub pie!



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Tigers are pretty easy to care for. That wouldn't be a bad direction to go for. Though they don't spend much time in the water, it's a nice change of pace for you and are pretty friendly critters! Lots ofnother terrestrial species will be hard to see alot of the time. They love to hide or burrow.



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Try some fire-belly newts. Easy to care to care for, good colors, and semi-aquatic.



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Thanks a lot for the suggestions! They both sound really cool. I'm assuming tigers can be kept with axolotls of the same size during the larval stage?

I think I'm leaning more towards the fire-belly newts at this time because I try to avoid buying wild-caught pets in general. Also, knowing me I'll probably want to start breeding them at some point... I don't think I've ever had a pet I haven't tried to breed XD



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