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UK non native amphibians

snakes1000000

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Hi, if your looking for the most diverse knowledge, of literally every single reptiles/amphibian that has ever bred in the UK then you should check out the British Herping Wiki. British Herping Wiki This is my website which I started late spring time 2012 with a goal to find out every species that is breeding in the UK and where. I've done hours of research to find them all out and make sure my facts are correct.
Well I think you'll find I've done a good job. We have around 80 species on there. But if you know of any others PLEASE feal free to add a page about it. Any1 can edit, just create an account. And you can use information from wikipedia about the species. So far we haven't gotten much support as I havn't really spead it about as I was not finished, but now that I am I'm hoping to let lots of people know of my website, so please tell as many people about it as you can. Bare in mind I'm only 13.:bowl::happy::ha::D
 

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Hi, if your looking for the most diverse knowledge, of literally every single reptiles/amphibian that has ever bred in the UK then you should check out the British Herping Wiki. British Herping Wiki This is my website which I started late spring time 2012 with a goal to find out every species that is breeding in the UK and where. I've done hours of research to find them all out and make sure my facts are correct.

Interesting site, I edited the Xenopus section.
 

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The UK Non-native Species Secretariat is the official authority for recording, monitoring and reprting non-native species. It is by far the best source of information on non-native species. It is directly linked to the NBN Gateway (the biological recording organisation where all sighings of native and non native species is recorded by surveyors).

It is continually updated and is current and accurate.

Not trying to put people off your wiki but this is the main source of all non-native information on the web.
 
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    @axolotl nerd, where can I find waterdogs or tiger salamanders my son has wanted one for a long time and I've been searching high and low with no luck
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    @Jokerjay, its a good idea to tell people where you are from. This is an international group. I have eastern tigers, im in the uk.
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    Dropping ammonia with rising nitrate and nitrite is good. It means the nitrifying bacteria is working. You just have to remove the nitrate from the water doing water changes. The level of nitrates is high and the nitrate is also high. The nitrite will be converted to nitrate using the beneficial bacteria and you can add them using quick start or allowing them to naturally grow in the tank. The latter option will take longer. The nitrate can be used by plants, so live plants can decrease the levels, but I would do a water change to get the nitrate at a level that is lower than 5 ppm. 5ppm of nitrate is natural and a good place.
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