New axolotls!

JennySolano

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Bought 2 pink axies, their tank & stand & much equipment from people found on Craigslist. Actually my friend in NY found them. None available locally.
So excited ! The husband is there now after a 3 hour drive. I stayed home with the cats & dogs etc.

Not sure about the flashy decor. Want what’s best for them. Joined an amphibian forum. Terrific, helpful people
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Aw, they are so cute! Thanks for sharing Jenny, I needed this <3 I watch an online TNR livestream and one of the kittens passed away :( so I definitely needed this dose of cuteness!
 

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They really are super cute. My Mrs and daughter quite wanted some of these but we don't really have anywhere to put a big enough tank for them.
 
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They really are super cute. My Mrs and daughter quite wanted some of these but we don't really have anywhere to put a big enough tank for them.
Yeah, they say minimum of one per 20 G. she had two in the 30 G.
this variation may be on the small side.
 

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whether to keep the weird decor is your choice (as long as there are sufficient hiding caves and they're not sharp) but personally, it aggravates me (🤣).
also the 30 gallon is too small for one, IMO, let alone two - they (at least have the potential to) get big.
i think @itiwhetu has bred axolotls or something so maybe he can share some knowledge.
 

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When I kept Axolotls. This is how I did it

I had a 3' x 18'' x 8'' tank, in there I had 3 adults, the water was about 6" deep. I had large flat stones that they could sit on right on the surface of the tank. I had a mountain of Indian Fern on the surface. The filter was setup to blow a current down the tank, my guys used to sit all day with their noses up into the current. I fed them mainly Ox heart grated. I also fed them a frozen food called " Turtle Tucker ". The tank used to get some early morning sun strike which these guys loved. They spawned several times. I raised dozens of young. Watch the babies they tend to eat each other so you need to keep them separated.
 

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