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    Giant Salamander, which is affectionately called “giant salamander” because its sound is like the cry of a baby. It is the most precious amphibian in existence. It is said that because of the taste of pepper, it is also called “fish with pepper”. It looks like a lizard, eats a lot, likes to prey on crabs, and has a wide range of food. It feeds on small fish, shrimp and aquatic insects. It has a strong hunger tolerance, which is also related to its metabolism in new cities.

    First of all, we should raise the giant salamander in a fish tank. We should find a nest for it, that is, the fish tank must be large, and the “villa type fish tank” should be used. It’s the kind of house that can be built inside, or it’s not easy to move. It’s also good for observing its activity. It’s better to decorate it as a suitable ecological environment. The bottom of the tank can be paved with some clean gravel and placed with a small amount of goldfish algae. In this way, the sand and gravel can absorb the dirt. The water grass can carry out photosynthesis, increase the oxygen content in the water, and achieve two things with one stone.

    The water quality, the giant salamander is clean and afraid of dirty baby, the water quality requirements are relatively high, can not directly use tap water, to use clean pool water or well water, must use tap water, must be air for three or five days, anyway, clear, fresh, pollution-free, high dissolved oxygen, pH value is neutral is no problem. In addition to changing water frequently to keep the water clean, quicklime can also be used to adjust it on time, and the fluidity of water can be maintained. It is recommended to change water once every three to five weeks in winter and once every three to five days in other seasons.

    The water temperature, which is the most suitable for the growth of the giant salamander, should not be too high or too low, preferably between 16-23 degC. Generally, 19 degC is the best temperature. The giant salamander is afraid of heat and cold, and the temperature must not be too high. The giant salamander likes to be quiet and easy to be frightened, so it’s better to keep it in a quiet environment. In addition, the giant salamander is afraid of the sun, so it can’t be directly exposed to the sun.

    Food, live food like the giant salamander, such as earthworm, tadpole, water flea, etc. The giant salamander is a meat eater. It can also feed small pieces of lean pork. But we should pay attention to the quantity, and do not have any left over to prevent the food from rotting and affecting the water quality. It’s best to feed in small amount and many times, and it’s best to feed on time.

    Finally, in terms of cleaning, the containers for raising giant salamanders should be cleaned every day, especially the excrement should be cleaned in time to keep the water quality; the containers for raising giant salamanders should be cleaned once a month and sterilized once a week.

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