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Beginner Newt, Salamander, Axolotl & Help Topics These topics are for beginners, new members, axolotl pet keepers and those seeking basic help.

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Axolotls (Ambystoma mexicanum)

A dedicated topic for those seeking help with Axolotls, showing off your photos, or just to talk about them.
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Advanced Newt & Salamander Topics For Advanced Enthusiasts & Professionals. Posts may be subject to moderation.

Fieldwork / Fieldherping

Photos, accounts and other information related to documenting and discovering amphibians and other beasties in the real world.
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Vivaria, Enclosures & Product Reviews

Landscaping, setup and enclosure-related discussion (vivaria, aquaterraria, aquariums, etc) & also equipment/product reviews.
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Post and discuss photography and videography of amphibians. Photos can be hosted on Caudata.org for convenience.
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Other Amphibians Many members of the community are also interested in frogs, toads, and caecilians. Feel free to discuss these amphibians here.

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For Sale, Give-Away or Trade

Sell your captive-bred newts and salamanders to other hobbyists. Posting is subject to approval/rejection on a case-by-case basis. Posting is open to Registered Caudata.org Users only.
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Species Wanted, Items Sought

Looking for axolotls? Filters? Java Moss? Look no further. Posting is subject to approval/rejection on a case-by-case basis. Posting is open to Registered Caudata.org Users only.
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The place to post info about good or bad deals with people and companies. Reading is open to anyone, including unregistered visitors - this means these pages are viewable by anyone so mind your Ps and Qs. Posting is open to Registered Caudata.org Members only.
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    Does anyone have anything on how to cycle an axolotl tank before getting the axolotl?
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    Go to the fishless cycle tab :)
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    @tduzz, where do you live? Like roughly. What country are you in?
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    @MidgetMan, Massachusetts but I can give anywhere in the new England area
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  • AMurry24537:
    @ChocoUniversa, Buy some ammonia and an eyedropper from Walmart and a water test kit for ammonia, nitrites, and nitrates. Figure out (through testing) how many drops it will take to get the ammonia level to the test's maximum measurement. Add that same number of drops every 24 hours. Eventually, the ammonia will start to go down as it's converted to nitrites. Keep adding ammonia. The nitrite levels will spike for a while and then they too will start to go down as they convert to nitrates. These you get rid of by doing water changes, which you should be doing anyway throughout the process. Once all of these are at low levels, your aquarium is ready. It takes about a month, maybe two (mine took a month and a half). Be sure to add ammonia until the day of or the day before you add your axolotl.
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  • Kmia_13:
    Hey guys, this is my first time using this so bear with me. I have an adult axie who looks like he’s developed some fungus on gills. It’s still really small and only on one part. I put him in a 10 gal quarantine tank with an Indian almond leaf. I want to give him a black tea bath but not sure if I can add my black tea to the tank with the Indian almond leaf in there. Any advice?
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    Hi, My axolotl has just started morphing, but has some fungal spot behind the gill.
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    Should I fridge therapy and salt wash? or will this not be wise when she is morphing.
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    Need help identifying what’s wrong with my axolotl
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    @BChen3695, what are your parameters and temp? The fact that they're raised bumps could indicate fungus or bacterial infection.
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