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White fungus and Fridging

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Hi, I found some white fungus growing on my two axolotls and so I have put them in the fridge and I have been giving them salt baths twice daily. This has been for about three days now. However, when bathing them today i found the white on their bodies had gotten worse. Is this just a reaction to the salt? Do I need to be worried? What do I do? Please help me!

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This is the photo I took of my eldest one, and my other Axie isn't much better.



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I've never fridged an Axolotl for fungus, and only ever salt bathed once and that was only because a friends Axolotl had 3 limbs bitten off and ended up with fungus on all 3 limb wounds.

Id suggest not putting them in the fridge, do the salt bath once a day. Keep them in cool dechlorinated water. Change the water 100% everyday.



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