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Old 21st December 2014   #5
charleybambino
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Red face Re: Axolotl with small gills

I believe that the start in life often affects future growth....size and gills....and poor nutrition in those first months often cannot be undone.I have a 5year old who came to me third hand from a pub who is only half the size of those I have raised from eggs myself. His gills are poor...yet they live and eat together...so it can only have been his poor start.
At my daughters nursery they have his 3 siblings.....all equally small and short gilled...BUT SCOFF EARTHWORMS and are otherwise healthy.
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