Can you keep a Salamander in hot weather areas?

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I have always wanted a Salamander. But my research on Salamanders seemed to show that Salamanders need cool temperatures to survive.

I live in New Orleans, La. USA. In the summer temperatures inside are about 78 degrees during the day, and 72 degrees at night. In winter months inside temperatures are about 70-75 degrees during the day, and 67-70 degrees at night.

During winter months I could put the Salamander in a garage area, there the temperatures would range from 40-75 degrees during the day, and 35-70 during the night. But sometimes temperatures could (possibly) reach 80 degrees.

Is there any kind of Salamander that could survive in any of the above conditions?

Or is there any kind of inexpensive cooling device that could allow me to keep a Salamander in the area where I live?

Thank you in advance for your replies,
Chad.
 

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Very few. Cynops ensicauda (swordtail newt or gold dust newt) could probably live with that.
 

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I agree there are very few that could make it at 78F over the long term. If you could get some additional air conditioning to keep it at 70 there are many more possibilities.
 
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