The Complete Guide to Axolotl Care and Ownership: Tank Preparation, Feeding, Socializing, Breeding, Health Care, and Expert Advice on Successful Axolo (Paperback)

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The Complete Guide to Axolotl Care and Ownership: Tank Preparation, Feeding, Socializing, Breeding, Health Care, and Expert Advice on Successful Axolo (Paperback)

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"Get expert Advice, Tips, and Tricks from Six top Axolotl breeders "


Author Hailey Thompson uses interviews with a half dozen Axolotl breeders/owners to create the ultimate guidebook on owning, caring, for, and successfully raising a happy and healthy Axolotl.


Learn EXACTLY what to do (and common mistakes to avoid ) in this easy-to-read guidebook that covers every aspect of Axolotl ownership. Topics covered include:

Axolotl History and Origins

  • Explore the name, origin, and unique physical characteristics of these aquatic wonders.
  • Learn about their intriguing behaviors, and how their wild past impacts their behaviors today.
  • Discover if Axolotls are your ideal aquatic companions.

Choosing the Perfect Axolotl

  • Find your Axolotl from a trusted source and learn how to examine and select a healthy Axolotl at every stage of its lifecycle.
  • Skillfully negotiate and safely transport your new friend home.

Crafting the Perfect Aquatic Haven

  • Create a stunning aquatic paradise with the right tank and substrate.
  • Learn how to balance water chemistry and what equipment is essential.
  • Add a touch of nature with the right aquatic plants and cozy hiding spots.
  • Keep your Axolotl's world pristine through effective tank maintenance.

Feeding and Nourishing Your Aquatic Pal

  • Learn what to feed an axolotl at each stage of its lifecycle.
  • Discover which frozen/thawed foods they love and what pelleted food is best.
  • Learn how to safely hand-feed your Axolotl.

Socializing Your Aquatic Marvel

  • Discover which types of fish, snails, and other creatures make the ideal tankmates for your Axolotl.
  • Learn how to safely have children and guests interact with your Axolotl (no tapping the glass )

Ensuring Health and Happiness

  • Learn how to spot signs of disease or distress.
  • Learn the impact of water quality on their overall health and wellness.
  • Tackle common health issues such as infections, blockages, and injuries.
  • Understand how to manage challenges like lost limbs, obesity, and more.
  • Navigate the intricacies of metabolic bone disease and incurable illnesses.

Your Axolotl's Well-Being and Veterinary Care

  • Plan for your Axolotl's health by finding a vet in advance.
  • Learn how and where to find a specialist when needed.
  • Prepare for vet visits by having a list of essential information ready before you go.

Unlocking the Mysteries of Axolotl Parenthood

  • Prepare for an exciting journey into breeding.
  • Recognize the signs of a ready-to-mate female.
  • Witness the fascinating mating process.
  • Dive into the hatchery tank and developmental stages.

Peace of Mind When You're Away

  • Explore pet-sitting options, weighing their pros and cons.
  • Find a reputable pet sitter and ensure your Axolotl's comfort when you're not around.


Prepare to be enchanted by the wonderful world of Axolotls and become an expert Axolotl owner. "The Complete Guide to Axolotl Care and Ownership" is your passport to a rewarding and extraordinary journey with your new pet. Dive in today

Product Details ISBN: 9781961846029
ISBN-10: 1961846020
Publisher: LP Media Inc.
Publication Date: September 14th, 2023
Pages: 128
Language: English