HOw many fire belly newts can fit in a 10 gallon tank?

Discussion in 'Reptiles' started by fbn, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. fbn

    fbnWell Known MemberMember

    I have read 2 or 3 and I wanted to know other people's opinions. Thanks!
  2. Tony G.

    Tony G.Fishlore VIPMember

    i would stick with 2, that way they have plenty of space... but thats just MO :)
  3. enthusiast

    enthusiastValued MemberMember

    i wouldnt overdue it with more than 3
  4. OP

    fbnWell Known MemberMember

    Oh, also another question is, does it matter what gender is put in? If I get another one and it is a male and I already have a male, will it matter? Are males territorial to each other (or if I have a female and get a female). I mean do you have to have a ratio of like 2 females to 1 male, or do the genders not matter? thanks!!
  5. enthusiast

    enthusiastValued MemberMember

    i dont think the genders matter with newts; providing caves and areas of territorial claim will keep them at bay, though i dont know if newts are all that territorial? not positive though

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