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Axolotl floating upside down, clamped legs

This is a discussion on Axolotl floating upside down, clamped legs within the Sick Axolotl? forums, part of the Axolotls (Ambystoma mexicanum) category; Went into my daughters room with her at bedtime and our axolotl was floating upside down. I was so scared, ...

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Unhappy Axolotl floating upside down, clamped legs

Went into my daughters room with her at bedtime and our axolotl was floating upside down. I was so scared, I thought he was dead but he is alive. We have put him in a plastic "shoe box" but his back legs are clamped. Don't know how to post photo. Color is good, gills are good. Water nitrates less than 5mg/L, ph 7, temp 68f. Lives in a 20 gallon tank with sand base with 4 feeder guppies. Has been eating hikari axolotl pellets but rejecting most, spitting out juvenile super worms but eating blood worms right now. Should I fridge him?!
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