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My Tiger Tank

JaceW/Lifer-Log

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Just changed my Tiger Sal’s tank. Here it is! I’m open for criticism and compliments! The left 1/2 is moist and clumps when squeezed, the right 1/2 is slightly dryer and doesn’t clump but is still saturated. Size is 24x18x12 with 4 inches of topsoil mixed with coco-fiber.
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Yeah, when I set it up I had the same thought. Used to have a flat cork bark but it was ruined by mold. So I had to use what was in my arsenel at the time. Next time I hit the pet shop I’m definitely picking some up!
 

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Looks like a great setup! How do you feed your tiger? So many places to hide. D0 you leave food at a specific area or let it roam around?
 

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I used to Hand feed nightcrawlers, but recently I’ve switched to setting the worm on a food dish and letting him hunt it on his own. This way I can monitor what he eats and still have him hunt. I’m recently decided to start growing Isopods as another feeder. Thx to @Herpin Man!
 

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Planning on going BioActive in the future with live plants springtails etc. The process is expensive so I’ve not gotten to it yet!
 
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  • Shane_Yogurt:
    its around 3 small pieces in the tank. Since i've just moved homes, my axolotl is still at my old house. Yesterday i fed him bloodworms and he missed a few. I couldnt get them out without a turkey baster and decided to let them sit because i was gonna move him to the house tomorrow. But now its late and I dont have a car and my dad wont drive me. Will he be fine?
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  • melon:
    I would think so i would just try to get them out tomorrow
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  • Shane_Yogurt:
    yeah, im heading over tomorrow morning to move him to this house and feed him. Thanks for the help!
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  • Shane_Yogurt:
    So my axolotl tank cycle just crashed and while i was in the middle of a water change my bucket overflowed and spilled water all of the ground in my brand new home. This is going super well 👍
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    ooff
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    good luck recycling the tank!
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    do the classifieds still exist?
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    nevermind! off my game tonight
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  • Shane_Yogurt:
    Im so frustrated right now. My axolotl WONT eat and my tank still isnt looking too good. Some extra stress i needed.
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  • John:
    Sorry to hear that Shane. Did you post about it?
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  • Shane_Yogurt:
    No, I havent. Im not really sure why he wont eat. Hes in a 1 gallon tub and still a juvenile. When i offer food he swims away from it. Does he need some extra time? or is this something I should be worried about.
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  • JulMl:
    Hello everyone! I’m new in this world and i need some advices please! I have 2 axolotl babies and currently the water from the tank is from bottled water ( all parameters are good) but i want to change 50% of the water with city tap water. My question is how to change it? Do i need to get axis out, do the change, add the prime, wait (how much?) until its dechlorinated or i can add the tap water directly into the tank with axis in it, and add the prime conditioner? Thank you!!
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  • Asmold1:
    1. You dont need to take them out of the tank to change the water as long as you pour it in slow as to not rattle them around too much
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    2. add the prime to your tap water, for most conditioners the consensus is 5 minutes of waiting time
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    3.After 5 minutes it should be safe to add
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    Thank you so much !!
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  • Asmold1:
    I private messaged you a bit clearer instructions just in case
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  • tammyaxie:
    Where can I get blackworms?
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  • John:
    Ebay or Eastern Aquatics
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    Does anyone know someone who can ship axolotls to hawaii? I recently did a water change and my axolotl died and there are no axos for sale right now.
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