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Eddie & Elektra lay eggs!

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Although Elektra is gone, her daughters Helen and Princess Leia live on. In all my years of raising T verr, today I saw something I never saw before. Princess Leia laid a STRING of eggs! Actually, she laid two strings! In the past they have only laid individual eggs. Wow!
 

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Congrats! Do you think you'll be putting some of the eggs up for sale again? I would love to be the first in line lol: D
 

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Although Elektra is gone, her daughters Helen and Princess Leia live on. In all my years of raising T verr, today I saw something I never saw before. Princess Leia laid a STRING of eggs! Actually, she laid two strings! In the past they have only laid individual eggs. Wow!

I've noticed some of my females lay eggs in strings. Not always though, like yours, they normally lay them one at a time.

http://www.caudata.org/forum/f1173-...ton/106295-tylototriton-verrucosus-twins.html
 

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Here's another long string of eggs that were laid last night, I don't know if it's the same female that lays the strings, or if they will all do it under certain conditions.
 

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I'm afraid not, but it seems more likely when females have been gravid for long periods before laying. The adults will breed sporadically all year round, but actual egg laying seems to be triggered to lay by changing temperature, usually falling rather than rising, but there might be more to it than that.
 
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