| | Re: Are axolotls happier in pairs?
Hi. Welcome. They are only really cannibalistic when younger if they are cramped together and if they dont have enough food. Accidents do happen but dont cause massive problems especially when babies as they do grow new limbs back really quickly when small. As long as they are similar size as nathan mentioned ie similar length and one cannot get the other ones head thru its mouth you should be safe. There is still a risk of nipping each other so make sure there are enough hides and that you feed them seperately at either end of the tank if possible. This will just minimise accidental bites whilst feeding. Oh one more thing if you end up with a male and female you will almost definately get eggs at somepoint. As seymore is still too small to sex it will be pot luck. Either that or wait till seymore is fully adult and get another same sexed adult to avoid this. That is if you want to prevent eggs. Anyway apologies for long post i tend to ramble when tired and its 2.20am! Good luck. Mel