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Melanoid or Wildtype?

This is a discussion on Melanoid or Wildtype? within the Axolotl Gallery forums, part of the Axolotls (Ambystoma mexicanum) category; Hey guys, I'm new to this site and I'm just looking for a little helping in identifying my axie. I ...

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Hey guys, I'm new to this site and I'm just looking for a little helping in identifying my axie. I have shined a light into his/ her's eyes, and I didn't see anything shiny, but I do see some light speckles on his head. I was told he was a melanoid when I bought him, but I'm starting to believe he is a wildtype. Can anyone here with more experience help me out in identifying him? LED lights were used on him in these pictures to get a better look, I'm not sure if he will look different under another type of lighting. Thank you for your help!
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Anyone? Please, this is driving me crazy trying to tell the difference between the two types. Iridophores are difficult for me to distinguish. I greatly appreciate any help.



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It's a melanoid. You can tell because there is no gold ring around its eye.



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