One of the most popular salamanders to keep in captivity is the tiger salamander. Large and with an appetite to match its size, the tiger salamander is easy to keep, so long as you keep an eye on the temperature.
Given the right cool temperatures, fire salamanders are easy to keep in captivity. Like many salamanders they are rather secretive, so although they display attractive coloration they are not all that easy to observe.
Though uncommonly kept these days, rough-skinned newts were once a common amphibian to find for sale at pet stores in North America. They are interesting newts to keep and relatively undemanding in their care.