And the circle is complete...

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Well...almost :p
This very stupid post is just to say that i FINALLY have an aquatic CB Cynops orientalis! It´s been a year more or less since it morphed, and now it´s taken to the water. I think it´s a tiny little male.
I´m chuffed to bits with the little fella, i just hope everything goes well and it doesn´t drown like the first one i had going back to water(technically this post is about the second one, but since the other one died, i´m not counting it :p)
I´ve waited for so long, and hand-fed so many foods to this newt...i can´t wait til the day he matures and the circle is trully complete :)

Photos coming soon(just waiting for the joy of my collection to make himself visible).
 

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Congratulations!
I hope everything goes great for you and your lil fella.
 

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Congrats! Now that he's in the water, he should grow faster.
 

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I only managed to get one decent pic, and it´s still rather bad xD
Anyway, here it is, my pride and joy...
 

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A couple of better pics. He´s doing great, eating well, being active and cute as a box of kittens.
 

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Congratulations. Felicidades rodrigo!!
 

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Oh so very clearly a small male, I havent seen such a clear case of male gender in such a small orientalis before hehe. He's not even red yet :)
 

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Yes, clearly a male hehe. I´ve been seen him display his cloacal papillae a few times, which means he is already mature even though he is still small.
He used to have a nice red colour when he was terrestrial. For some reason when he became aquatic the red faded a lot. Now he is recovering the colour and although he doesn´t have the striking wild coloration, he looks quite nice.
 

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Ah, so how big is he? Yeah the cynops I've raised have started out yellow, then slowly turned red. But I have kept them aquatic from early on. But they turned red long before becoming mature, well more like orange than red really:eek: I never did enjoy feeding them blood worms...
 
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