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101 on the Biology of Axolotls June 13, 2016

Axolotls are one of the most interesting species you could encounter as a pet. It is a unique species with a wide range of characteristics that are unique as well. Before you decide to raise an axolotl as a pet, you need to get insight into their biological features. Amphibian or Reptile? This is one…

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Quick Rundown for Axolotl Care June 7, 2016

Despite their amazing regenerative abilities, axolotls still need an environment that is conducive for them to survive and breed. So if you’re considering of getting one and set up a tank at home, then you need to do your homework and understand what makes a good axolotl tank. Here’s a quick rundown of the important…

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The Importance of Filtration for Axolotl Tanks May 31, 2016

If you’re willing to change the water of your axolotl tank frequently, around 20% of water every week the, you don’t need filtration. Obviously, axolotl owners use water filter to keep their axolotl tank clean and conducive for the axolotl to live. In this entry, we will talk more of how axolotls excrete their waste…

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The Unfortunate Truth of Mexican Axolotls Population in the Wild May 16, 2016

Mexican Axolotls are called the ‘Peter Pan’ in animal kingdom because of their unique characteristic of keeping its juvenile/larval form even when reaching sexual maturity. Also, unlike other salamanders that dwell on land when reaching their adult stage, axolotls spend their whole life underwater. And like other salamanders, they have the cell regeneration property, which…

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Axolotls Four Method of Breathing May 2, 2016

Axolotl is one of the most unique animals you can find in the planet. They keep their larval state even when they reach adulthood and become sexually mature. Scientists call form of adaptation ‘neoteny’, which many refer as a backward step in evolution, as it keeps the specie from metamorphosis and not develop any characteristics…

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Mexican Axolotls Are the Closest Thing to Pokemons April 25, 2016

Mexican Axolotl or scientifically known as Ambystoma mexicanum, and pronounced as ‘ACK-suh-LAH-tuhl’ is a very fascinating creature. For one, it’s a salamander, which belongs to the class of amphibians that spends their whole life underwater. It’s a very rare trait, as not many amphibians and salamanders stay their whole life in water, as they undergo…

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Are Axolotls Amphibian or Reptile? April 19, 2016

The name ‘Axolotl’ is derived from the Aztecs, which is actually a combination of two words: ‘atl’ which means “water”, and ‘xolotl’, meaning “monster”. They live in water, canal and wetlands, and they were originally found in Lake Chalco and Lake Xochimilco, next to Mexico City, hence the name “Mexican Salamander.” It is also colloquially…

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Axolotl Fun Facts April 11, 2016

Axolotls, or Mexican salamander, are growing in popularity among pet owners. Their unique features and adorable physical characteristics endear them to their owners, especially among young pet owners. But before you decide to buy one to breed, you need to know a few fun facts about axolotls you probably did not know. Don’t worry, we’ll…

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