Can Axolotls Eat Fish



Can axolotls have feeder fish?

Home grown feeder fish are good for adding variety to your axolotls diet. Make sure you are feeding a variety of foods like earth worms, trout or salmon pellets, crickets, grasshoppers, bloodworms etc.

Can axolotls eat canned tuna?

Axolotls will eat a wide variety of food. Snails, insects, earthworms, small, whole aquarium-raised fish, or chopped pieces of fish, canned tuna, and”chicken and pork organs are all consumed with relish.

Can you keep axolotl with goldfish?

The only goldfish varieties that may work in an Axolotl tank are fancy goldfish. These fish are just as slow as your Axolotl which gives it a chance to nip back. The goldfish will quickly learn to avoid the axolotl. They still pose a choking hazard when they are small, however, even more so due to how slow they are.

Can axolotls eat cooked prawns?

In the wild, axolotls will eat any small insects from larvae to worms, fishes, crustaceans, and mollusks. They will eat anything that they can find and are smaller than their mouths. In captivity, they can eat nightcrawlers, blackworms, daphnia, raw meat, beef liver, brine shrimp, or salmon pellets.

Do axolotls eat their poop?

I do recommend picking up the poop as soon as you spot it, since axolotls are silly creatures who will put anything in their mouth. If they eat their own poop by mistake, they will do a spit take and scatter bits of poop everywhere! Whether your axolotl makes poop rain or not, you will need to do weekly water changes.

How long can axolotls go without eating?

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!

Do axolotl bites hurt?

But do axolotls bite? Yes, axolotls bite everything and anything that moves around in their vicinity, but their teeth are too small to cause much pain. Axolotls aren’t aggressive to humans; they are simply hunting for food or nipping out of self-defense.

Can axolotl live with Betta?

No, you should never put a betta fish in the same tank with an axolotl. Betta fish are aggressive, they are territorial, and they are often bully fish too. Betta fish will pick on and attack axolotls, so they are absolutely out of the question.

Can 2 axolotls live together?

Axolotls are not a social species, so they don’t need a friend to be entertained. That being said, it is perfectly ok to house axolotls together, as long as they are roughly the same size.

What frozen food can axolotls eat?

Frozen Brine Shrimp While live brine shrimps are an excellent food source for juvenile axolotls, adult axolotls would love the frozen cubes. Also, please note that frozen brine shrimp comes in cubes form only that need to be kept in water to thaw it out a bit.