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Tiger Salamander & Axolotl (Ambystoma tigrinum, A. mavortium spp, etc.) The Tiger Salamanders and the Axolotl are so popular amongst hobbyists that they have been given their own topic. If you're particularly interested in the Axolotl, there is a large section of the forum devoted mainly to beginner Axolotl enthusiasts (not this topic).

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Old 24th July 2004   #1
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OK for those interested in the myriad colours of axies and for my own edification I have prepared the attached table.

I have tried to make it more complete than other information that is freely available by trying to deal with the effects of various gene combinations. Don't know why but they never really seem to be discussed n any depth.

This is a work in progress but if anyone has any references that say different or knows better then I would love to hear what they have to say. Otherwise this is published for everyones reference. I hope it is found to be useful and apologise if I have made any mistakes. I welcome any and all corrections or discussions. Please email them to me at mikflounders@yahoo.co.uk.

Finally please note I am engineer not a biologist or geneticist but I find the subject as fascinating as axies themselves

<center><table border=1><tr><td>Click the image to open in full size.A Work in progress
Axolotl colouring rev P1.xls (22.5 k)</td></tr></table></center>



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Old 24th July 2004   #2
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Oh yeah, page setup as to fit on a piece of A4 landscape..doh forgetful mikki



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This is fantastic!! I love a spreadsheet, so this helps me wrap my head around the topic. I'm glad you touch on all-black axolotls (do they have a special term?). I can't seem to find much information on what their actual genotype can be, but I'm very curious because My black axie has fathered a group that is now reaching maturity, and it would be helpful in considering future pairings. Anyway, thank you for your work on this!



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I would note that it is untrue that axanthics die before sexual maturity.



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