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Troglophiles in Captivity?

Discussion in 'General Zoo Discussion' started by birdsandbats, 15 Apr 2019.

  1. birdsandbats

    birdsandbats Well-Known Member

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    What troglophiles are found in captivity? I am referring to species (terrestrial or aquatic) that live their entire lives in caves - so not bats. I know that Blind Cave Tetras are pretty common in captivity (I even keep this species :)). Texas Cave Salamaders are kept by a few US zoos, and I know a collection in Texas keep Mexican Cave Catfish. I know at least one US zoo keeps Shocking Pink Dragon Millipedes. And doesn't a Japanese collection (Ueno maybe?) keep Cave Glowworm? Do any collections keep Cave Angelfish? Anything I didn't mention?
     
  2. TeaLovingDave

    TeaLovingDave Moderator Staff Member

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    There's Olm, of course - held at a pair of collections in their native range, and a single collection in Japan.
     
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    birdsandbats Well-Known Member

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    I knew they were held in Europe, I just forgot. :p Didn't know about Japan though.