Can’t find earthworms - will this do?

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Hi,
I’m getting in some food ready for my Axolotl to arrive in a month or so, I can’t find earthworms and I’m not ready yet to start breeding my own - will a mix of freeze dried bloodworm, freeze dried brine shrimp and freeze dried daphnia be an adequate diet for my new friend? Thank you.
 

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Those 3 freeze dried foods are not very nutritional.
 

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Personally, I've been feeding my three axolotls on frozen blood worms (not freeze dried) and sinking carnivore pellets with no problems. I used to feed them on freeze-dried brine shrimp, and they seemed to be fine with that also (although it was for a very brief period of time). The issue with feeding them anything freeze-dried (other than lack of nutrition) is that it floats, which makes quite the mess!
 

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Thank you both, that’s helpful. I’ll keep trying to find frozen worms and find some pellets in the meantime. I don’t live close to any pet or fishing shops so finding a source is a bit tricky.
 
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