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Im so happy to find this website! Ive been reading many threads and look forward to someday being able to contribute as well. There is such good experience and information to find here.

I will start raising axolotls next year, once I am fully prepared to provide the best care I can and have learned enough to launch into it with full confidence. I have kept a variety of reptiles and amphibians over the years, as well as fish. Axolotls will be new territory for me, but with thorough research and preparation Im sure Ill be successful.

I know Im not the only one completely enamored with those mystical little creatures. How they regenerate body parts, manage to live all their lives and even breed in a larval stage, the mysterious morphing into terrestrial form. Im saddened that they are in such peril in their natural habitat, maybe even extinct. Maybe there is something that can be done to help them?

At least they won't be completely lost to us, and Im glad that the world can experience these amazing creatures. Please send me a message, Id love to make friends. =)
 

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Welcome to the forum! I always think of alpine newts as beautiful little jewels, so much color. Or tylos and some of the larger species as dinosaurs. Some of us have bred species that end up in zoos, I"m sure that's helpful. Welcome and jump in and best of luck!
 
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    @sde, hi everybody I'm getting a tiger salamander coming from Katy Texas what are the shipping conditions that's okay to have them shipped to me in the state of Vermont it's just starting to get the temperature low above 45 but it may be too hot to ship him any thoughts or ideas on how to work this out
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    as long as its not freezing they should ship fine. I usually ship mine in 2 days priorities like axolotl. insulation and some cold pack. Is this morphed or still a larvae?
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    Greetings I have a quaratined tiger salamander due to not feeding and feeling lethargic. I saw a slimy green stuff inside the enclosure. Is this vomit? Poop?
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    I currently have a 3 year old axolotl, he hasn't been eating for the past couple of weeks and has lost a lot of weight. Hedwig usually eats bloodworms and earthworms just fine but now he won't even stud it. I've done a water change to make his nitrate lower and his water is at a good temperature
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    Are any of you guys on Quora? I’ve started an axolotl space there and am looking for people interested in helping out!
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    Hey guys I was wondering if my axolotl looks fine to you he/she (still don’t know) I’d activate and eating as usual but I did notice veins in the tail area.. let me know what you guys think! Also if anyone could tell if it’s a boy or girl that would be great! (Zolo was eating a worm and pretty sure the worm pooped XD)
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