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Average Rating Given To This Care Sheet Is 0    (1=lowest, 5=highest)    Last Updated: 05/16/2010

Main Category:

Aquatic/Land

Sub Category:

Salamanders, Newts

 Care Sheet Submitted By:

Amphibianguy

Years Experience:

3 to 5 Years

Species:

Arboreal Salamander

Other Species or Phases this Care Sheet May Cover:

N/A

Sexing and Characteristics:

It is hard to tell

Mostly Active During:

Night

Substrate and Water Needs:

For substrates you could use some sand, peat moss, and forest chipped bark all 2-4 inches deep. also you can put in some water at one end or a little river. Also it should be freshwater.

Lighting and UVB:

Only use lighting if you have live plants and if not just put it in light but never direct sunlight.

Temperatures and Humidity:

The temperature should be around 50-69 degrees Fahrenheit.

Heating and Equipment:

You don’t need heating unless you need to reach the temperature range. Also you could use a filter in the water but I recommend that you would just change the water daily.

Caging Provided:

You will need to get an arboreal cage for these salamanders because they are climbers. Also you should put in a lot of branches maybe even some little trees if you have room. So you will need an Arboreal tank.

Diet:

Omnivorous

Description of Diet:

The following they will eat:

Mostly insects
Crickets
Mini meal worms and caterpillars
Fruit flies

Crickets need to be gut loaded with carrots oranges and other vegetables for nutrients.

Also you should dust foods with Rep-Cal.
Feed twice a day.

Supplements, Nutrition and Usage:

None

Maintenance:

Clean cage four times a month.
Change water daily

Some Words on this Species:

Amazing species.
Wet hands before handling.
Don’t handle a lot.
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