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Bombina orientalis juveniles

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A little suggestion, remove uneaten cricket because if they are very hungry they can become very dangerous to the bombinae(even if the cricket are very very little). A bombina of my friend got one eyes "destroyed" by an hungry little cricket. Anyway the Terrarium should be mostly water with only a little portion of heart. Just a bowl isn't enough. If you give to them just a bowl of water they will live shorter, not reproduce and be less active and be much more stressed. Sorry for my bad english.
 

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One moment, I've just reseen photos and the bowl seem deep to me. How many cm it is deep ?
 
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A little suggestion, remove uneaten cricket because if they are very hungry they can become very dangerous to the bombinae(even if the cricket are very very little). A bombina of my friend got one eyes "destroyed" by an hungry little cricket. Anyway the Terrarium should be mostly water with only a little portion of heart. Just a bowl isn't enough. If you give to them just a bowl of water they will live shorter, not reproduce and be less active and be much more stressed. Sorry for my bad english.
I would imagine it is a temporary home for holding the juveniles, making it easier to ensure they are eating well and growing on rather than it being a permanent home for adults to live and reproduce in
 
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