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 #2199309


Dalime
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 I forget if I posted this already.

Sorry if I did. Well to the point. I want a newt or sally badly but I’m afraid of bugs. Any that don’t eat bugs? (crotus don’t give me the cricket answer again)



01/18/11  08:14pm

 #2199452


Crotus
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  Message To: Dalime   In reference to Message Id: 2199309


 I forget if I posted this already.

Some semiaquatic types will take pelleted foods or thawed foods (such as brine shrimp or similar items) when they are in the water, because they are able to locate these items with their sense of smell. however, I am not too sure whether this really constitutes a complete diet for them, and also, this tactic will not work at all for the terrestrial types. Therefore, particularly if terrestrial salamanders interest you, I urge you to try and get over your aversion to handling crickets... as i’ve told you earlier, they really are quite clean if you maintain them properly and it really isn’t such a big deal! Also, since you already have a crested gecko, he would really appreciate some of them now and then as part of a balanced diet... I guarantee that if you dropped in a few small crickets, he would pounce on them.

P.S. Terrestrial salamanders (such as tiger, spotted, or european fire salamanders) will often eat live earthworms or waxworms, if you don’t mind handling those.



01/19/11  02:37pm

 #2199484


Dalime
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  Message To: Crotus   In reference to Message Id: 2199452


 I forget if I posted this already.

thanks = )

oh and crotus, I would go for it but my mom definitly wouldn’t let me. Its not because I don’t want to. I would definitly try it though. I will try to get him a few if I can.



01/19/11  04:06pm

 #2200030


Londonjoe
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  Message To: Dalime   In reference to Message Id: 2199484


 I forget if I posted this already.

ive got 2 sharp ribbed newts also none as ribbed salamanders and they just eat bloodworms i have had them for 13 years and really easy to keep , just in cold water, they have also produced lots of babies which 2 of them ive keep.



01/21/11  12:31pm

 #2200154


Dalime
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  Message To: Londonjoe   In reference to Message Id: 2200030


 I forget if I posted this already.

Live bloodworms? I won’t be able to sneak any live food past my mom unless its just a few crickets for my crested gecko Soda Pop.



01/21/11  08:21pm

 #2200239


Londonjoe
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  Message To: Dalime   In reference to Message Id: 2200154


 I forget if I posted this already.

no they eat frozen blood worms which are in cubes which you put in your freezer



01/22/11  06:07am

 #2200408


Dalime
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  Message To: Londonjoe   In reference to Message Id: 2200239


 I forget if I posted this already.

How big of a tank do they need?



01/22/11  10:34pm

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  Message To: Dalime   In reference to Message Id: 2200408


 I forget if I posted this already.

24 inch for 2



01/25/11  01:59pm

 #2201032


Dalime
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  Message To: Londonjoe   In reference to Message Id: 2200968


 I forget if I posted this already.

Em.. I don’t really know much about that, but would a 10 gallon be ok for 1? Do they need airtight lids? I’ll do some research.



01/25/11  06:37pm

 #2201142


Londonjoe
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  Message To: Dalime   In reference to Message Id: 2201032


 I forget if I posted this already.

just a normal fish tank



01/26/11  10:51am

 #2201168


Dalime
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  Message To: Londonjoe   In reference to Message Id: 2201142


 I forget if I posted this already.

wow. That’s really cool. I’ll look into them = ) But fish tanks can be anywhere from 1 gallon to about 150 gallons. I need to know how many gallons of tank they need.



01/26/11  12:58pm

 #2201515


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  Message To: Dalime   In reference to Message Id: 2201168


 I forget if I posted this already.

i just got a 24 inch one but smaller is ok



01/28/11  10:35am

 #2201544


Dalime
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  Message To: Londonjoe   In reference to Message Id: 2201515


 I forget if I posted this already.

I’ll measure mine then.



01/28/11  12:36pm

 #2206920


Dalime
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  Message To: Dalime   In reference to Message Id: 2201544


 I forget if I posted this already.

12 inches width one way, and 6 inches width the other. 10 inches height. Would that be OK?



02/25/11  05:01pm

 #2206922


Dalime
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  Message To: Dalime   In reference to Message Id: 2206920


 I forget if I posted this already.

Wait! Let me rephrase that, 10 in. height, 12 length, and 6 in. width.



02/25/11  05:03pm

 #2206925


Londonjoe
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  Message To: Dalime   In reference to Message Id: 2206922


 I forget if I posted this already.

maybe for 1



02/25/11  05:28pm

 #2207843


Jefwithonef005
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  Message To: Londonjoe   In reference to Message Id: 2206925


 I forget if I posted this already.

Newts are acually small..id say a 2.5 gallon, or a 5, for 1 maybe. And they can eat pellet food..im thinking about getting one.



03/02/11  10:19pm

 #2208123


Londonjoe
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  Message To: Jefwithonef005   In reference to Message Id: 2207843


 I forget if I posted this already.

my newts r around 1ft long



03/05/11  05:40am

 #2208124


Londonjoe
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  Message To: Londonjoe   In reference to Message Id: 2208123


 I forget if I posted this already.

just measured them one is 11.5inches and the other one is 9inches



03/05/11  05:42am

 #2208135


Jefwithonef005
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  Message To: Londonjoe   In reference to Message Id: 2208124


 I forget if I posted this already.

londonjoe, are you sure you dont have a sally? lol



03/05/11  10:01am

 #2208319


Londonjoe
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  Message To: Jefwithonef005   In reference to Message Id: 2208135


 I forget if I posted this already.

there real name is spanish ribbed newts but you can also call them ribbes salamanders



03/06/11  01:41pm

 #2208522


Dalime
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  Message To: Londonjoe   In reference to Message Id: 2208319


 I forget if I posted this already.

Wait wait... so I can have one spanish sharp ribbed in a ten gallon tank? Yes, or no?



03/07/11  04:04pm


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