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My two little Axolotl larvae. Can you check that they look normal, please?

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Hello, sorry to bother you but I was wondering if any of you could tell if my two babies are 'normal' larvae.
They hatched early, and whilst in the post - the rest of the eggs went bad :/
They're still not really moving much except every once in a while, they twitch and swim a bit. The daphnia in there are tiny, and I'm wondering.. can daphnia be too small to attract the axolotl via movement?
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OMG, they are so cute it actually hurts.
They look amazing.
I don't have any experience with larvae, but the information in the link below says that young daphnia are a good food source.
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They are likely still digesting the egg sack so they won't be moving much. Give them a few days and they will feed on the small daphnia, just make sure there is plenty of daphnia available so they can always feed.



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