Not seeing too many like these two

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Re: Not seeing to many like these two

Do you have a better shot of the tail?
 

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Dwarves with crinkle tail? I should hope not... Glad these ones have found a good home, though.
 

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I think I see some deformed limbs as well. Must have been some genetic abnormalities that caused the mutation, maybe the result of inbreeding. Or possibly something stunted the development. Either way, they are certainly unique little cuties!
 

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Ok now I am kinda of freaking out. They are pretty healthy and I adore them but the posts here make me think I have “mutants”. No offense of course! Tails are very crinkly! I will look to see if I can find a closer photo of their tails.
 

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Nothing to be freaked out over, just looks like you have dwarf axies. I've never seen a crinkled tail naturally like that though!
 
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She's is beautiful!!! I have a dwarf axie as well, though her tail is not as unique as yours!
 
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In fact, I was looking at images on the web just now and I don't believe there are any other axies with wavy tails! You have one special axolotl!
 

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Hi, I'm new to this site and new to axolotls, I've hatched some just after Christmas and a few have wavy tails?? They are all eating and pooping well. I'm keeping 2 but going to rehome the other 6. I need some help please.... a lady took 2(well her boyfriend collect two, but shes now telling me they are deformed and should of been culled or put to sleep???? Please help
 

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im not an expert but id say watch how they behave, if the tail kinks are limiting movement or ability to swim those ones should be put down, the ones with deformities furthest from the torso might grow up ok but the one with a hard kink right where the tail begins may have issues with the lower legs and organs.

i would not allow these to breed but they might be ok as pets. if any of them seem to be struggling i do think it would be kind to humanly put them to sleep (freezer seems to be a common method).
 
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