There's a lot of information out there about caring for axolotls and other exotic pets. However, not all of the information out there is accurate or even safe for our pets, so Axolotl Planet set out to create the clearest and most accurate resources possible about axolotls and axolotl care. Every day, we work on new care guides and instructional manuals so that you can have as much good information about axolotl care as possible. Keep checking back regularly to find new guides and resources about axolotl care as we publish them.
We encourage every axolotl owner to read the guides on this page and learn about these amazing exotic pets. If you are a first-time axolotl owner, there are a few things you must do before buying your first axolotl, like cycling your tank. You can find all of the information you need here as well. Start with The New Owner's Bulletproof Guide to Raising an Axolotl
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Even in a seemingly ideal environment, axolotls can sometimes develop health issues such as fungus, lack of appetite, curled gills, lesions, and more. If your axolotl is showing signs of stress or illness, the most common reason is that there is something wrong with their aquarium environment.
Caring for axolotls is quite easy, if you know what you’re doing beforehand. Before you purchase your first axolotl, it’s essential that you have a few things prepared ahead of time for your pet. In this article, you will learn step by step how to set up a brand new axolotl tank...
In the event your water becomes contaminated with chemicals (soap, perfumes, scent sprays, cleaning solutions, etc.), You must immediately remove your axolotl and any other living creatures from the contaminated water and place them in a separate container of clean, conditioned tap water.
We are so excited that you are beginning the journey of owning your own exotic pet—an axolotl! We aim to make everything as easy as possible for you and your new pet, so read this guide to learn the basics of caring for your very own exotic Mexican walking fish, the Axolotl.
Axolotl Planet is the world's largest breeder of the amazing species of neotenic salamander known as the Axolotl! Our focus is to raise the healthiest, strongest, most beautiful axolotls possible and bring them to pet owners across the planet.
Our long-term goal is to preserve and ultimately replenish the critically-endangered wild axolotl population to it's former glory.
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