Help identifying Tiger Salamander sub-species

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I'm not sure what sub-species my Tiger Salamander is. Can I please have some help?

I am going to guess a type of Easter Tiger Salamander. The green coloring is nice. Looks a bit skinny though. Wax worms are great to fatten up then earthworms as a staple. Good luck!

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I am going to guess a type of Easter Tiger Salamander. The green coloring is nice. Looks a bit skinny though. Wax worms are great to fatten up then earthworms as a staple. Good luck!

:ufo:
Damn... She was advertised as a barred, which was what I wanted since some literature says they handle higher temperatures better.
 

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My new juvenile tiger salamander is always hungry. She comes running out of her burrow she dug when she knows I'm home.

Last week I fed her everyday since she was a bit anorexic. She ate about 10 wax worms, 1 red worm and 1 night crawlers. I didn't feed her Sunday and decided to feed her Monday.

She ate 1 night crawler and then started begging for more food. I was trying to wipe the side of her glass and she even ran out again to greet me for more food. I gave her one wax worm.

She has quite an appetite now. Should I continue to only feed her every other day? Or should I do every 3 days? Also, what does her poop look like? I haven't seen any of her droppings.
 

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She looks amazing! Glad she is putting on weight for you.
 

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Not sure... we can assume she was aquatic for at least 6-7 months of her life. She does look like a fairly recent morph but not too recent as there are no gill stubs.

I will say this though, her coloration is very beautiful and vivid. Also it is pretty cool that she favors the water. Although terrestrial they some specimens do have a preference to shallow pools from time to time.
 

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Not sure... we can assume she was aquatic for at least 6-7 months of her life. She does look like a fairly recent morph but not too recent as there are no gill stubs.

I will say this though, her coloration is very beautiful and vivid. Also it is pretty cool that she favors the water. Although terrestrial they some specimens do have a preference to shallow pools from time to time.
Thanks, I can't wait for how she looks when she's big and chubby.

She actually runs to me to the corner and ends up in her water fish. She just started burrowing. I can't find her right now. I'm hoping she's okay. I do t think they can suffocate can they?
 

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I didn't realize how malnourished she was when she first came until I compared her photo from when I got her to a photo I took today.

It made me really sad. The seller must have not taken good care of their stock Tiger Salamanders.
 

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