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cynthia
6th March 2005, 21:06
I took out a bunch of floating plants from their tank yesterday. They hate me for taking away their "shade" but I could hardly see them though the plants. I thought I would take some pictures before they guilt me into putting all the plant cover back in.

Blingbling
http://www.caudata.org/forum/messages/793/32037.jpg

Echo
http://www.caudata.org/forum/messages/793/32038.jpg

Jude looking purple today
http://www.caudata.org/forum/messages/793/32039.jpg

daniel
6th March 2005, 22:40
nice axolotl's cynthia!! What size is your tank?

cynthia
7th March 2005, 00:13
Thanks Daniel. They are in a 40 gallon breeder size tank (36" x 18" x 16").

maria
7th March 2005, 00:47
They are precious! I love bling bling's expression http://www.caudata.org/forum/clipart/happy.gif

daniel
7th March 2005, 04:24
Mine are in a 36"x18"x18" good size tank but i'm up grading my tank to a 48" x 18" x 18" but i'm going to put my really small axololts in when they get bigger!! What is that plant that u have in there and do you use anything to keep it alive, The only reson i ask is because mine keep dieing!!

(Message edited by Ammu_188 on March 07, 2005)

carl
7th March 2005, 10:16
i love the one in your avater its got really great gills are you ever going to breed i would love to have one

maria
7th March 2005, 10:26
Cynthia - is that Jude in your avatar? I just noticed that you changed it!

claire
7th March 2005, 13:48
awww cute.i like bling blings expression too!so cute!

cynthia
7th March 2005, 13:54
Maria - Blingbling does have a great face, she gets down right scary sometimes. lol She is quite miffed about the bright light in that picture.

Yes that is Jude in my avatar.

Carl - I think all of my axolotls are female, unless someone is a late bloomer. So there won't be any breeding going on. I am not sure I have time for a bunch of baby axolotls right now, so all females "is a good thing".

Daniel - You need to get plants that are suited to the amount of light you have. Axolotls hate light so you need to stay with plants that can live in low light. Java fern and most crypts do well in low light. Moneywort is the plant you see stuck in the sand in my tank. It generally does ok with just one fluorescent bulb running.

I think for summer I am going to remove all live plants and keep the lights off. It will help keep the tank cooler.

cynthia
7th March 2005, 19:15
I think we need to breed Gustav and Jude all those wild gills http://www.caudata.org/forum/clipart/happy.gif