Outdoor Slender Salamander Enclosure

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Hey everyone,

Around my house in the Bay Area, I often see slender salamanders. When it gets moist and green, which is has been recently in the area, I see TONS of slender salamanders. Is it possible to create an outdoor enclosure or area in the backyard for them? My backyard is right next to a dry creek that serves as a habitat for Batrachoseps . So can I create an area in the garden with cover objects for these salamanders? I do not use insecticides, but is fungicide okay?
 

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I doubt anyone has tried this but I'd love to see if you;re able to contain them successfully outdoors. If I can find some excess larvae of a terrestrial salamander, I am going to grow them out and try keeping them in my back yard but your ambitions are even higher!
 
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If you dig down and put a box underneath the soil, go for it! The box is to make sure that they don't burrow out
 
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