How to Breed a Tiger Salamander

Breeding the Tiger Salamander in captivity is difficult.  The first thing you’ll have to do is cool them down for a few months, and don’t feed them for a while. After a month or so you can bring up the temperature. This helps to simulate their natural environment.  Another trick you can use is to use rain or a rain simulation to help trigger breeding behaviors. Detail are in the video above.

Written by Rob Nelson

Rob is an ecologist from the University of Hawaii. He is the co-creator and director of Untamed Science. His goal is to create videos and content that are entertaining, accurate, and educational. When he's not making science content, he races whitewater kayaks and works on Stone Age Man.

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