Opinions and experiences of the tiger salamander

elKendo97

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Hello, I like to have a tiger salamander in a terrarium of 31.7 gallons and wondered what opinions and experiences on this species have seen a very, experiences and if it is a species recommended for a noob ( I have experience with Axolotls)
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Just noticing this topic now, hope it isn't to old. Any way there is a good care sheet on here so you can use that for referance but basically they need a substrate they can burrow into and moss ontop to keep them moist. They are a very hardy animal and seem to do very good in captivity and should be a great pet for a "noob" Provide it with plenty of things to hide under. They are fun to watch eat cause they will stalk and strike prey and shake it around wildly. I read somewhere they got their name from their voracious eating habits. Overall a pretty interesting and easy to care for animal.
 

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Just noticing this topic now, hope it isn't to old. Any way there is a good care sheet on here so you can use that for referance but basically they need a substrate they can burrow into and moss ontop to keep them moist. They are a very hardy animal and seem to do very good in captivity and should be a great pet for a "noob" Provide it with plenty of things to hide under. They are fun to watch eat cause they will stalk and strike prey and shake it around wildly. I read somewhere they got their name from their voracious eating habits. Overall a pretty interesting and easy to care for animal.
Heres those articles:
Caudata Culture Articles - Tiger Salamander 101
Caudata Culture Species Entry - Tiger salamander
Caudata Culture Articles - Vivarium Substrates
 
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