Axolotl (Ambystoma Mexicanum), also known as the “Mexican Walking Fish,” is an adorable and large salamander that originates from Mexico.
These freshwater salamanders are neotenic salamanders which are also related to the tiger salamander. Although the axolotl is commonly called “walking fish,” they not actually a fish species but an amphibian.
These amphibians species were basically found in some lakes, for example, at Xochimilco and Chalco lake in southern Mexico City.
They have lungs and gills and also are more unusual among other amphibians species. These adorable amphibians spend their entire lives in water means they don’t undergo metamorphosis from baby to mature. It’s the differentiation with other amphibian species.
They are easy to care for and categorized as hardy salamanders, which means suitable for pets enthusiasts who have not experienced exotic pets.
But, there are some points to keep in your mind when keeping the axolotls. Below, there is some point you must be known before keeping these adorable amphibians: