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White spots on golden axolotl tail?

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There are like lots of white spots on my axolotls tail. I only got it a few days ago and i don't know if the white spots on it's tail are normal or not. I have a golden albino.



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It is hard to tell what the spots are without pictures. Golden albinos often have iridophores which are the light shiny pigments of the skin which is likely what you are seeing and is just part of the axolotl's colouring and nothing to be concerned about. However seeing photos would help determine what the white spots. Have a look at the link below. It contains a lot of information useful to keeping axolotl's and explains some of the genetics and colouring.

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Yeah those are iridophores and nothing to worry about. Just part of the normal colouring and makes them very pretty :)



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