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Ill discoloured tiger Salamander

Emmeline

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Hi,
My friends salamander appears to have turned black. It is constantly laying in its water bowl and is very lethargic. Does anyone have any suggestions or advice please I am heading over first thing tomorrow to try and help with her.
Many thanks,
Emm
 

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Some pics would be usefull. It may be having trouble shedding. Is it beign kept too dry?
 

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The humidity looks ok. I saw it yesterday and it looks like a fungal problem. So have removed it from its enclosure and put it with damp kitchen roll and water. Have tried an electrolyte bath and later salt bath so will see if that helps. Unfortunately the vets in the area don't know about Salamander.
 
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