11-18-2006, 02:50 AM
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That link was good for keeping the frogs, but if working with dwarf frogs, you need to know they are fully aquatic and don't come out of the water. Also, you can't mix dwarf frogs with salamanders or newts, they'll get eaten quick.
Salamanders need an entirely different type of setup than frogs and newts. Salamanders like to dig, they spend more time out of the water, and they get BIG, so eat whatever they can catch and fits into their mouths. Most salamanders will try to eat something if it moves, even if they find it too big, which will injure other animals. Salamanders are also canabilistic, so you should only keep 1 or 2 together, and if more than 1, keep them VERY CLOSE in size. If one outgrows the other, the larger one will eventually eat the smaller one.
There are a lot of types of salamanders out there, I'd suggest doing some heavy research on the species you are considering keeping, their environments and habitats will vary a bit, as will their diets. Knowing if it's wild caught or captive bred will also help when it comes to feeding. Make sure to find out if it is FOR SURE eating before you buy it, and what they are feeding it. They can be quite fussy if stressed or ill.
The same thing goes for the frogs... research the species thoroughly before deciding on what to buy, the environments will be completely different, compatibility with other frogs will be different, foods will be different. Some frogs will excrete a toxin in their skin, so if another animal eats it, it gets sick and dies. Some of these it is diet dependent for the toxin, some it's not.
As for breeding of the frogs in your tank... if dwarf frogs, don't expect it, it's not easily done and you need a lot of frogs for it, and only the one kind of frog. As for salamanders, provide the proper environment, keep them close in size, make sure you have both male and female, and you have probably about a 50/50 chance of it ever happening, but surely not until they are mature. This again will depend on species.
Sorry it took so long for me to get here...
If you have more questions, feel free to ask.