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When to switch food?

This is a discussion on When to switch food? within the Axolotl Eggs, Larvae & Breeding forums, part of the Axolotls (Ambystoma mexicanum) category; I was wondering when I should switch my little "flock" from brine shrimp to frozen blood worms. They all currently ...

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I was wondering when I should switch my little "flock" from brine shrimp to frozen blood worms. They all currently have their front legs if that helps.



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So, they're about 2 inches long? If so, then yes, they should be at a size where they can handle bloodworm. You can also try chopped earthworm (portion sizes should be as long as the axolotl's mouth is wide), black worms, or small pellets (3mm).



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