Herpetological Science & Politics

Conservation and Habitat Management

For discussion of the creation and maintenance of wild habitats for caudates and other amphibians, and on amphibian conservation issues.
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Laws/Legality and Ethics

Discussion of the laws affecting herpetology around the world. Species legalities in different jurisdictions, import/export of animals, the legalities of species collection and the ethical considerations of all of the above.
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Pollution, Ecology & Chemistry

Man made and organic pollution have drastic effects on the viability of ecosystems throughout the world. Amphibians are on the front line of this issue because they are widely believed to be the most sensitive organisms effected.
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Taxonomy, Phylogenetics & Evolution

For the discussion of species naming, origins and the related sciences.
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Other Scientific Studies

For discussion of scientific studies not covered under other "science & politics" topics.
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    I just got this new axolotl and I didn't cycle the water because the pet store guys said I didn't have to but now I know I have to
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    @sde, hi everybody I'm getting a tiger salamander coming from Katy Texas what are the shipping conditions that's okay to have them shipped to me in the state of Vermont it's just starting to get the temperature low above 45 but it may be too hot to ship him any thoughts or ideas on how to work this out
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    as long as its not freezing they should ship fine. I usually ship mine in 2 days priorities like axolotl. insulation and some cold pack. Is this morphed or still a larvae?
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    Greetings I have a quaratined tiger salamander due to not feeding and feeling lethargic. I saw a slimy green stuff inside the enclosure. Is this vomit? Poop?
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    Are you still looking to rehome any of your axolotl babies?
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    Does anybody know where or who to buy danube crested newts from?
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    Anyone in the DMV area looking for juvenile axolotls? I have several morphs available. Experienced owners and pickup only please.
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    I currently have a 3 year old axolotl, he hasn't been eating for the past couple of weeks and has lost a lot of weight. Hedwig usually eats bloodworms and earthworms just fine but now he won't even stud it. I've done a water change to make his nitrate lower and his water is at a good temperature
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    what substrate is he on?
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    Are any of you guys on Quora? I’ve started an axolotl space there and am looking for people interested in helping out!
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    I am wanting a spotted or tiger salamander and I was wondering how often to feed, what the best feeders would be and how many fed per feeding session.
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