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I use Zilla Jungle Mix. I reccomend it, especially for eft or other small terrestrial newts and sals, because it cultures springtails extremely easy. Just mist a few times, and springtails are fine. Also holds humidity well
 

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Also, he went from being a light-weight teen/young adult, to a heavy, bulky guy. He is heavier now, much more than I expected for my little runt, I remember when I first got the little guy :wacko:
 

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Yaaay Pirate! : ) Its great you monitor his growth, I really should have done that with mine but I was busy making sure they stayed alive! ( rescued them 8 months ago) They've gotten wider though :D At what age do Tiger Salamanders keep growing till ?
 

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Yaaay Pirate! : ) Its great you monitor his growth, I really should have done that with mine but I was busy making sure they stayed alive! ( rescued them 8 months ago) They've gotten wider though :D At what age do Tiger Salamanders keep growing till ?
I think they grow their entire life. Could be wrong, but I thought amphibians and reptiles kept growing
 

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I dont know how I would feel about using a product mixed with sphagnum and peat moss, I would personally go for just plain coconut fibre, maybe mix it with some organic topsoil, I use Zoomed Eco Earth for all of my terrestrial setups.
Actually this is my reason to confirm if its the right product, because sphagnum and peat moss substrate sounds very acidic.
 

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I dont know how I would feel about using a product mixed with sphagnum and peat moss, I would personally go for just plain coconut fibre, maybe mix it with some organic topsoil, I use Zoomed Eco Earth for all of my terrestrial setups.
Than should I change his bedding? Been using that brand ever since I got him
 

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Than should I change his bedding? Been using that brand ever since I got him
You could put the substrate in a cup with some water, leave it for a day, and measure the pH of the substrate juice to be sure.

Check out the "pH Testing" part of this article : Caudata Culture Articles - Vivarium Substrates

Actual measurements are probably a lot more important than my wild guess.

In fact, I am very curious to know the results myself.... that is, if you have the time to do so....;)
 
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