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Here are some pics of tanks i built for different species for fun.

Pic1- Crocodile newts-20 gallon

Pic2&3- different angles of a Emperor newt tank
 

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Here are some more tanks.

Pic1-Eastern newt tank

Pic2-Kwechow crocodile newt tank

Pic3-Tiger salamander tank
 

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Those are great tanks! I Really like the Easter newt and tiger salamander tanks.
 

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Thanks. I just made a Kwichow crocodile newt and a tadpole tank.
 

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You feed your newts fruity pebbles?!! :eek:

Ha :) I like that touch especially. Nice looking setups
 

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Here are more pics.
Picture1-Whites tree frog tank
Picture2-Marbled salamander tank 2
Picture3-Fire bellied toad tank
Picture4-Bumble Bee dart frog tank
Picture5-Marbled salamander tank 1
Picture6-Oregon newt tank
Picture7-American Toad morph tank
 

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Do you often find your kweichowensis in the water area?
 

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I'd be very wary with the gravel in those tanks. I lost a bufo americanus to impaction that I had raised from a tadpole.
 

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I find that they spend a majority of their time in the water or half in it and half out. Occasionally completely under water. Sometimes they spend tome on land.
 

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Here is a terrestrial caecilian tank.
 

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Forest terrarium
 

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Picture 1-Terrestrial kweichow tank.

Picture 2- Quaratine kweichow tank
 

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I am hoping to get a Spanish Ribbed newt soon then i will post pics of the tank.!!!!
 

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Hey, nice enclosures! One question, for the terrestrial kweichow tank, how do you clean the water area?
 

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I just empty the water and put new water in.
 

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I don't have caecilians i just built a simple setup for one for fun and then posted pics. I don't have a lot of the animals i posted pics of.

Don't have:T.shanjing, T.verrceouus, caecilians, Eastern newts, Tadpoles.

Had: Oregon newt, American toad morphs. Red eyed tree frogs, Pacific tree frogs

Have: 4-Kweichow crocodile newt, 1-Whites tree frog, 1-Big eyed tree frog, 2-Tiger salamaders, 1-Marbled salamander, 3-fire bellied toads, 2-Bumble bee dart frogs, And i am getting an Axolotl today and I will post pics of it and its tank.
 

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Axolotl tank
 

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I am currently working on a false bottom stream terrarium for my fire bellies.
 

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We may be thinking about different concepts, but what i call a stream terrarium is completely inadequate for Hypselotriton or Cynops.
 
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    Hello guys! I was wondering about nitrates in an axolotl tank. If there are 0 nitrates, will that harm the axolotl?
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    0 nitrates doesn't sound dangerous, but it does sound very unlikely if the tank is fully cycled. Are you positive you're performing the test correctly? If you're using the API one, that is by far the trickiest test to do right. If the reading is correct, I would guess that either your tank is not cycled, you just did like a 100% water change, or that you have plants sucking up the nitrates, but even those shouldn't leave you with 0.
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    0 is fine unless the tank isn't cycled. Most tanks definitely won't run at 0, but I've had fast growing emergent plants drop nutrients so low that other plants like floaters were choked out and began dying so it isn't impossible. Some less sensitive kits may read 0 but they are just not precise enough to give an accurate low level reading too.
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    Hey Yall my Axolotl has this like tail thats like a dent on the top, I was told it was meant stress but idk whats stressing out my Axolotl. The plants recently gotten moved since they were falling apart but like she's been eating/pooping fine and the temp and water tests are good for the Axolotl. So I don't really know whats causing her to be stress. Does anyone know anything?
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    Hey guys! I’m having an issue with my filter and was hoping for some suggestions. I use an aqua clear 20-50 gallon filter for my 20 gallon axolotl tank. It has worked great since I got it back in December! Recently though, I’ve noticed the flow of the water has turned into more of an intense trickle than a constant flow (if that makes any sense?) I thought it may be something was stuck in the filter or maybe the sponge needed to be swished around in tank water, so I did both of these and it still trickles. It’s a very strong trickle, so the tank is still getting good filtration. It is just so loud and I was wondering if this has happened to anyone else and if there’s a way to fix it?
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    Hmm, I don't know much about those filters, and I'm having trouble picturing what you mean, but could it be simply that your filtration media is arranged in a different way? Or maybe you're losing water content to evaporation? Just throwing out ideas. 😁 Again, I don't really know much about that kind of filter
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    Hello all. My male axolotl's cloaca hasn't been looking quite right for 13 days. When I first noticed it, I immediately checked the temperature of his tank and it was around 70-71. Way too warm for him, so I took him out and have had him tubbed in the basement ever since. The temperature of his water is now 64-65. The issue seems to be that one 'half' of his cloaca is flared out and has white fuzzy stuff on it. It almost looks like a bunch of little white spikes of hair. Only one half is this way. Sometimes said half is flared out almost all the way, and other times it's almost completely back inside of him. I had him in tea baths overnight for probably five days, and then a solid 24 hours of mild tea for around three days. I don't remember exactly, my apologies.
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    Since it was looking better (not flared out so I couldn't tell if it was still fuzzy) I put him back in plain, dechlorinated water. He gets daily water changes, always dechlorinated. The tea I used was plain black tea. The brand was Lipton and it came in a large box, purchased from the grocery store. Does anybody know what this could be? I found a couple old threads with a similar issue, but nobody ever replied to them. I can post a thread if you'd like some pictures, but they aren't very good. My camera was having trouble focusing and my axolotl kept moving.
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    Hey guys! Just made a post asking for help with an injured eastern newt. I could really use some help. if you would read it, I would really appreciate 🙏😌
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    @Audrey22, A salt bath *might* be a good idea, but I have never heard of them used for anything but axolotls. I would think as simplistic of a setup as possible would be best. Are you a member of the newts & salamanders group on facebook? You might have better luck getting more information quickly there! lots of the same members as here.
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    Ok ill on Facebook too. Thanks. I've heard tea or salt and also neosporin. Do axolots breathe and absorb through their skin like sallies? Thats what I'm afraid of. Because I don't want them to absorb salt if that will hurt them. Anyways, I'll look at Facebook too
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    I need guidance… my lotls been struggling. How do i tell if theres anything noticably wrong woth Trudeau? I dont see a way to post a pic here. Hes got like a pinkish spine like down back but everything else looks normal i think. Trixie( my MEL) has been pretty good i think. Both in same tank. Eat same food etc.
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    @gulickje, could you make a thread in the sick axolotls section? You can put pictures there and it's easier for multiple people with axolotl knowledge to help you out. For now, we can't do much without seeing it and asking lots of questions. What is the water temperature? What's the tank like? (substrate, water conditions, any sharp decorations?) What are your water parameters? Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, pH, etc.
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    Hello... I was wondering if someone could please check out the thread I posted, I’m genuinely concerned for my Axolotl.
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    It’s under the axolotl section “ baby axolotl broken fingers ? “
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    I saw it. It looks like the axie may have regrown those fingers after being nipped and they grew weird
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    Thank you for responding. His fingers were fine the day before I used the net, his fingers were perfectly fine and I don’t have any other axies so I knew he definitely he wasn’t nipped
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    When I noticed his little fingers were split, after I used the net
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