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Hi all, I'm new to this site so I figured I'd say hello! I also wanted to ask, I recently bought a juvenile axolotl and I was wondering if he/she would be ok in a tank without sand at the bottom or if I should buy some? Do they do better in a tank with sand at the bottom? I have read up online about both sides (people who say axolotls are stressed by having no sand, people who say they are just fine).

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Default Re: Hi! New axolotl owner here

Hello and welcome.

Small axies are better of without sand in my personal experience. After they reach around 7-10cm having sand becomes less of an issue ( even if they swallow some can easly be passed).Mine axies like sand more than they did bare bottom from what I can tell. Easier to grip, no bottom reflections , allows you to have planted tank for hiding places etc.

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