Can I feed fish to axolotl?

Can I feed fish to axolotl?

The only small fish that are truly trusted both nutritionally and in terms of not carrying diseases or parasites are guppies. Ghost shrimp also are not very risky in terms of carrying disease, and their shells are soft enough that axolotls can eat them.

Can you put fish in an axolotl tank?

Can you keep axolotls with fish? The answer, surprisingly, is yes — you just need to choose your fish carefully. One thing to keep in mind when keeping fish with axolotls is that those long flowy gills can start to look like food to just about any fish who’s hungry enough.

Do axolotls eat guppies?

Guppies are another fish species that rarely pose a risk to your axolotls. Unlike the fast white cloud minnows, guppies will be eaten more often.

Can you feed goldfish to axolotls?

Guest. Monique – Gold fish can carry parasites and disease that can be passed to your axolotl, especially if they are feeder goldfish from the pet store. Home grown feeder fish are good for adding variety to your axolotls diet.

What do I feed my axolotl fish?

Axolotls eat worms, insects, small fish, and just about anything else that can fit inside their mouth and swallow whole, including other salamanders. In the lab, axolotls are fed brine shrimp, California blackworms (Lumbriculus varigatus), and salmon pellets.

What fish can go with axolotl?

Here’s a list of some suitable tank mate options for your axolotl (And a video by yours truly for those who would rather watch).

  • Other Axolotls. Adult axolotls make great tank mates.
  • White Cloud Mountain Minnows.
  • Guppy Fish.
  • Zebra Danios.
  • Apple Snails (As adults)

Can goldfish and axolotls live together?

Mine would get too close to the axolotls, get nipped at, and then learn to stay away from them. However, even with fancy goldfish there is no guarantee, so the safest thing to do is keep axolotls to a species-only tank. Axolotls can pose a serious risk to each other as well.

How long can axolotls go without food?

Axolotls in the wild can go for up to 2 weeks without food as they are opportunistic eaters! Feed it up and then get the temperature down to 15-16 (obviously only if possible) to lower it’s metabolism and he/she should be fine!

Are Frozen bloodworms good for axolotls?

Blood worms are like axolotl candy. They love them! They are good for the juvies as they are growing, but once they are big enough to eat earthworms, nightcrawlers, or red wigglers I would really switch. The live worms are so much more nutritious for them, so as soon as you can switch the better.