Axolotl fungus and columnaris can be treated with oxidating agents. Severe cases can be treated with salt baths, fridge baths, or tea baths.
Category: Axolotl Care
Usually, axolotl throwing up is a sign of ammonia poisoning, impaction, overfeeding or they are just too cold.
A common issue that owners deal with is axolotl twitching or body spasms. Normally, this is the result of skin irritation or parasites.
fat axolotl has a belly that’s larger than their head when looking from above and the skin on their belly matches the rest of their skin.
axolotls enjoy sitting still on the bottom. You should only worry about axolotl not moving when accompanied by other symptoms.
The best axolotl tank mates are other axolotls or shrimp and the worst tank mates are frogs, turtles or betta fish.
axolotl eating sand is a common issue that owners have to deal with. Therefore, not all sand substrates are suitable
For your axolotl to be healthy you need to get the axolotl water parameters just right. This includes water temperature, nitrate, ammonia, etc.
Axolotl gills can only breathe underwater, so unlike other salamander setups, the axolotl tank set up must have a completely aquatic tank.
if an axolotl won’t eat, it can be a cause of concern. The most common causes for axolotl not eating are impaction, constipation, and stress.