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Old 6 Days Ago   #1
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So Iíve successfully kept a planted nano tank with mainly tetras for about 4 years now and I have a bio active vivarium for my dumpy frogs who I adore but nothing has prepared me for adopting 2 cute little axolotls. They were near death when I got them so I surrendered them temporarily to a local breeder who has brought them back to health. Theyíre ready to come home soon so Iím setting up the tank to be cycled. The picture below is very sad but hopefully Iíll have a fun update in a month or so with them in their new habitat!
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You may already know this but use nightcrawlers as a food source for them. They look really skinny (I'm guessing from not being cared for properly before you got them) so these will fatten them up quickly. Have they put on weight since the breeder has been caring for them?
Looking forward to updates and seeing your tank!



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They have put on weight and we got lucky and their gills have grown back too! The breeder has them in low temperature and worked them up to worms :)



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Great! Keep us updated on their condition!



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