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I need help!

So this all started a few months ago,I did a water change and I came back an hour later to see 3 of my axolotls dead, bubbling at the skin and what appeared to be burns,I checked all the parameters and they were fine. I was stumped but carried on with raising the other babies. The next time I do a water change the same thing happens a baby dies. Now keep in mind I have two batches of eggs separated in 3 tubs and only one tub was being affected,so I thought maybe the tub is bad and chemicals are leaching into the water. So I moved them to tanks,haven't had a problem since today. I fed earthworms and did normal water changes and I come back to see two axolotls floating with bubbled skin and burns. Only two that were affected. I'm honestly stumped as to what is happening and I need help.
 

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Sorry this is happening to you. I would contact your local municipality and ask about any special/different water treatments that may have occurred at those times. I recall seeing a fishkeeper's YouTube video about losing fish after a water change. He eventually discovered that the city had specifically treated the water for some reason.

Good luck.
 

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I use well water,o there shouldn't be any chemicals,especially at this time of year. I'm thinking could have been gas bubble disease
 

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Maybe its something to do with the well water? Do you need to use tap safe? Maybe try a different water source? Good luck
 

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You shouldnt be using water such as Well or Tap water. Chemicals can easily be or get into those types of water,and can kill the Axies. I suggest if you have a Kroger near you to go get some Kroger Drinking Water, I find it is the best for them.
 
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