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  • #656

    FunnyFrog
    Participant

    Mr. Big TommersThis is Mr. Big Tommers! He likes crickets. But his favorite snack is earth worms! He sleeps most of the time in shady places…

  • #659

    CritterDepot
    Keymaster

    is Big Tommers a tiger salamander?  Hard to tell from that angle…

  • #661

    FunnyFrog
    Participant

    He is not a tiger back salamander. He is a Northwestern Salamander. They are all black

  • #748

    Zoodulcis
    Moderator

    Funny Frog, you sure do have a hoard of reptiles and amphibians!  What a great close-up of Mr. Big Tommers.  He looks contended on his log.  Where did you get him?   And what inspired his name?

  • #751

    FunnyFrog
    Participant

    I found him in my garden, underneath a log at night. I gave him this name because it fit his personlity. He is 7 inches long. So big. And Tommers just sounded cute…

  • #753

    Zoodulcis
    Moderator

    He is a big boy!  Do you think he will get larger than this or is Tommer’ maxed out?

  • #1568

    FunnyFrog
    Participant

    He’s maxed out…

  • #1571

    Zoodulcis
    Moderator

    Good to know.  How many earthworms does he consume per week, now that his growth is maxed out?

  • #1576

    FunnyFrog
    Participant

    Per week he eats about 8 to 11. He is sad because his best friend girl salamander died a couple months ago, and now he’s not such a big eater… He will eat a few big crickets usually.

     

  • #1578

    Zoodulcis
    Moderator

    Sounds like he is depressed.  While you be providing him with another companion at some point?

  • #1585

    FunnyFrog
    Participant

    Yes, he likes having another salamander around. They talk quietly with their heads together making little gulpping, clicking, and whistling sounds!

    They are very social..

  • #1589

    Zoodulcis
    Moderator

    I had no idea they were so social!  That is one really nice thing about forums that are interactive, with lots of give and take and dialogue, it makes it possible to learn something new every day.  Will his future companion need to be his subspecies, or will a different one of approximate size to his and female gender do just as well?

  • #1590

    FunnyFrog
    Participant

    There’s been other kinds of slamanders in his terranium. He was curious at first but soon lost interest. He seems to tollerate other salamanders and frogs and toads just fine but I have only seen and heard him communicating with females who look just like him.

  • #1594

    Zoodulcis
    Moderator

    Salamanders of a feather gulp together I guess.  When will a new lady friend arrive?