Axolotl and Goldfish – Can you Keep Them Together?

Axolotl and Goldfish – Can you Keep Them Together?
Considering its otherworldly looks, the Axolotl is one of the most fascinating aquarium creatures to keep. It’s a neotenic salamander that’s native to Lake Chalco and Xochimilco in Mexico. Being neotenic, Axolotls become sexually mature while remaining in the larval form. That’s to say that the Axolotl never grows to…

Axolotls and Guppies – Can You Keep Them Together?

Axolotls and Guppies – Can You Keep Them Together?
Popularly known as the walking fish, an Axolotl is one of the most unique pets to have. Many people consider Axolotls to be fish, but these dragon-looking creatures are in fact salamanders. And they aren’t a normal kind of salamander as they reach maturity (sexual) without transposing into an air-breathing…

15 Fun and Interesting Facts about Axolotls

15 Fun and Interesting Facts about Axolotls
Axolotls are a type of freshwater neotenic salamander. They are also known as Mexican walking fish, even though they are not fish, but amphibians that grow to an average size of about 6 to 18 inches long. Axolotls are natively found in Mexico in Lake Xochimilco. They are unique sea…

Axolotls Diseases, Parasites & Remedies

Axolotls Diseases, Parasites & Remedies
The health of any axolotl depends on the conditions and treatment it receives. Axolotls are the only vertebrates capable of regenerating many body parts in the course of their lives. Body parts can also be transplanted on an axolotl to become fully functional. Axolotls will generally remain healthy in optimum…

Axolotl and Turtle – Can You Keep Them Together?

Axolotl and Turtle – Can You Keep Them Together?
Also known as the Mexican walking fish, Axolotls aren’t your everyday pet, though they are certifiably unique. They are a kind of salamander that remains aquatic its entire life. But unlike salamanders, Axolotls don’t undergo metamorphosis from the larval form (with gills) to the adult stage. These species of fish…

Axolotl Care Guide – Tank Size, Water Parameters, Feeding & More

Axolotl Care Guide – Tank Size, Water Parameters, Feeding & More
The amphibian axolotl hails from the Chalco and Xochimilco lakes in Mexico City. It is closely linked to the tiger salamander, although it is sometimes falsely categorized as a fish. The axolotl has adapted to living in aquatic systems, and it never emerges onto land. Rearing the amphibian is not…

Axolotl Breeding Guide – How to Breed Axolotls?

Axolotl Breeding Guide – How to Breed Axolotls?
It is easy to consider the axolotl as a fish, but it is actually an amphibian. Unlike other amphibians, however, the animal cannot walk on land. Axolotl lack metamorphosis, which means that other than growth in size, they do not exhibit significant transformation as they grow. The axolotl is closely…