Pictures of various axolotls

Pictures of axolotls

Pictures of axolotls

Friday, February 11, 2011

Im off to the shops


As those who have been following my blog are aware
Today is the big day
In an hour il be off to the aquariums in search of my new albino axolotl!

I am going to get 2 axolotls, One white and one black.
Im hoping they won't fight and are playful and mate with eachother :D


My setup is a 3 foot tank by about 1 foot width. Ive thrown in some gravel as well as feeder fish and 10 Cray fish. Erm, Make that 4 cray fish. One of my brothers fish i let into the tank sort of ate the other 6.
But hey thats what there there for. So with no real news to give you guys until a couple hours, here are some fun axolotl facts

1. Axolotls or Mexican Walking Fish are a type of water salamander commonly found in mexico.
2. They are a great pet for teenagers or people who want somthing different.
3. Axolotls come in different colours, but mainly WHITE, Luestic, Gold, albino and black. Expect various shades of these types.
4.When an axolotl is deprived of water to live in, it goes through a metamorphosis in which they evolve into a lung, air beathing salamander

5. Axolotl is the juvenile or young form of a salamander. They remain in this form there whole lives and can even breed in this form.
Thanks for taking the time to read this blog, Check back next time where il upload pics of the new little addition to my household.




-Josh

64 comments:

  1. those creatures are pretty interesting, but i thought they were hard to find now because they were becoming endangered?

    looking forward to more

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  2. Good luck on your quest dude! I read about these the other day on cracked I believe it was, they creep me the hell out, look like they're from some alien planet and will come out of their aquarium at night and attack you.

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  3. wow! they look other-worldly! all the best to the new addition to your family!

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  4. I can't wait for you to post pictures ! I'll be looking forward to it.

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  5. Funny looking creatures, I want one too

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  6. I'd never heard of these before. Very interesting.

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  7. I gotta say, I'm not too big of a fan of the multi-colored text. It made it hard for me to read. Very interesting update though.

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  8. Multi-Colored text is suppose to not make it boring.

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  9. hahah it's so cute. it looks like it's smiling at you

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  10. Yes, I hope they mate with each other too.

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  11. oh wow, that is sweet. Can't wait for some more pics.

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  12. I love fish and all, but these dues are just creepy IMO

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  13. woah awesome man, i didnt even know those existed till now. lol. definitely gonna follow!

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  14. You can get these fish at any GOOD aquarium. Although in the summer months there hard to find

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  15. try getting them stone see how they react good luck with your pets

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  16. Im looking to get one, are they hard to take care of?

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  17. I saw these little guys on Planet Earth. I wasn't aware that you could buy them for your aquarium. I'll have to do some research because these would be amazing to own.

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  18. oh wow i didn't know about the optional metamorphosis that's pretty awesome.

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  19. Wow, i've never heard about these creatures before, but they look really cool and interesting!

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  20. You can see at my blog that I'm into breeding many exotic animals, and I always wanted Axolotl :D Great pictures by the way.

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  21. i want one! then i'll be like 'oh shit, i gotta get home and feed my axolotl'.. people will be like, 'err wtf?'

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  22. wow, these creatures are creepe, but cool,
    would like to have them to

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  23. Those look crazy! They're like little dragons.

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  24. hahaha yeah they do look like little dragons lol.

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  25. I love fish and all, but these dues are just creepy IMO

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  26. Dammit! Now I want to get some too.

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  27. Such an awesome, and amazing animal. I have always wanted one, but buying and maintaining fish tanks is quite an expensive hobby which I can't afford at the moment :(

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  28. Those things are adorable. Also, interesting font.

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  29. I heard they are really hard to keep and care for. But they look so cute...

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  30. Good luck. Hope the cute little guys get along.

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  31. man i never heard of these.. these are new to me.. im starting to like this very much.. good luck man!!

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  32. I'd love to own one.

    You should be more careful with greedy fish too ;)

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  33. These guys are so adorable! I think I'm gonna get one for my next pet.

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  34. I've got a book, named "Axolotl Roudkill" and was written by a young german girl.
    I ever wondered, how this animal looks like - know i'm smarter.

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  35. looks legit! when i get my own place im going to put in a sick ass aquarium

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  36. Love these things. I might actually put up the money to get a really nice aquarium like that. Thanks for the motivation to do it, going to save my money up.

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  37. i just wanna unhighlight all of your text

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  38. OMG this is the coolest fish ever.

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  39. I am strangely intrigued by this. Gooo on...

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  40. sweet salamanders. wish i had room for a pet. new follower

    http://underratedfilms.blogspot.com/

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  41. Wow these are the weirdest fish I've seen. I need to get my brother one since he collects all sorts of fish.

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  42. Never realised they came in diferent coulours, that is madness.
    I am going to follow you for more info on these fascinating creatures!

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  43. I hope you check these comments, it is very dangerous for your axies to have fish in the aquarium with them! Their fins can get stuck in an axolotl's gills!

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