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I had decided that I am too weak willed to look at ' For Sale' posts on various forums...unfortunately I lapsed and these are the result. These were originally purchased from a pet shop as Ambystoma tigrinum a few months ago, so I am pretty sure they will be wc. I have contacted the pet shop for information, but suspect it will not amount to much. As their pattern is so different from my lovely cb tigers, they will be kept separately.
 

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I'm not sure, but possibly a pair. I'll have another look soon.
 

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Some people exhibit a complete lack of self control when they see amphibians for sale......
 

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I try really hard ... but due to moments of boredom I weaken and look at the 'For sale' adds. I know I shouldn't........:nono:
 

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I try really hard ... but due to moments of boredom I weaken and look at the 'For sale' adds. I know I shouldn't........:nono:
I had one of those moments when my wife was in Turkey and I bought ten tarantulas, its not my fault I was left home alone and neither is it my fault she is arachniphobic but the way she bangs on about it you would honestly think I am to blame for the situation.
 

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Being as though you bought ten you should have said they were on special offer, buy one get nine free or whatever. Girls can't resist a bargain, even if its spiders, she'd have been well pleased, you should see the stuff that appears in our cupboards "because they were on offer"!
 

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As I was left alone this afternoon, I managed to take some more photo's of the new additions. I suspect they are a pair :)
 

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Guilty of bringing home animals over here, too! :) Currently searching for Tiger eggs ;) Anyone???
 
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