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post #39 of (permalink) Old 09-09-2011, 02:30 AM Thread Starter
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Just for reference, here are some water-associated herps that somebody listed in response to my post on another forum, from member Groundhog...


--Small pipids, e,g. Hymenochirus
--Reed frogs
--Theloderma sp.
--Bombina sp.
--Floating frogs
--Certain newts
--Dwarf sirens
--Water skinks

A lot of these get pretty big and as described above they probably wouldn't be so compatible with riparium plants. I have wondered about reed frogs (Hyperolius sp.). Most of them are very small and some are supposedly almost entirely arboreal, so they might stay up in the foliage more and not really require a basking area.
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