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Laotriton laoensis

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I picked up animals from two breeders at Gersfeld 2 of the smaller ones died from 1 breeder but I still have these beauties.
I have also raised 1 from egg that morphed but is really small and hardly eats and is quite problematic I have found these animals to be very pretty on the eye but particularly slow to raise and tricky to say the least , I can't wait for them to go aquatic
 

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I love how disproportionate baby Laotriton look with their massive heads, a bit like T. verrucosus, only more so. Mind you, I saw some adults recently and they were pretty impressive as well, its a shame they are so nocturnal.
Good luck with them mate! :)
 

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Cheers mate this is my Second go at them .once they go aquatic I will be buying a new tank to house them in. I'll post back with an update
 

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So any us people's foresee some eggs any time soon any projects lined up? Would love to hear about it and follow....
 

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I picked up animals from two breeders at Gersfeld 2 of the smaller ones died from 1 breeder but I still have these beauties.
I have also raised 1 from egg that morphed but is really small and hardly eats and is quite problematic I have found these animals to be very pretty on the eye but particularly slow to raise and tricky to say the least , I can't wait for them to go aquatic
Hi,mate
What a beauty's, i've seen pic's of this beautifull specie from Niels and Andre-Arthur on newt and salamanders.
When Cliff whas here, he said, this is a newt for Marianne, reading your threat i understand why.
Cheers.

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Hello Folks,
Does your Laotriton laoensis eats meal worms?
i normally feed them chopped earthworms and live tubifex worms
i just tried feeding meal worms.a few times. they didn't take it.
my Tylototriton verrucosus takes almost any worms i threw at them.
cheers!
 

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hello folks
just to share. i tried feeding gut loaded freshly molted mealworms today
and yes they do eat them finally.
i guess it takes a while for them to get use to the smell?
cheers!
 
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