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Old 12th May 2006   #1
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my partner and i brought a yellow spotted salamander from a local pet was in a tank with 4 other salamanders.we had him* about two weeks when we went to let him* out for a run we noticed a black sack in the was about 2cm wide and looked like a kidney was seeping what looked like dirt.have you any idea what this is.our salamander is quite fat compared 2 some we have seen.could it be pregnant or was it just its waste?

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Old 12th May 2006   #2
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Hello, and welcome to the site. It sounds to me like it was just some fecal matter you found - my tiger sal's waste looks very much like what you described. As far as letting it out of the tank for a run, as long as you have a good sized tank that should'nt be neccesary. Being amphibians they can dry out/dessicate rapidly, so be careful. I hope you find this site informative, and ask whatever questions you may have

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