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Home Education Guide to Axolotl Husbandry

How many eggs can an axolotl lay at a single time?

Almost all amphibians lay between 1 and 450 eggs at a single laying.

An axolotl lays between 100 and 1000 eggs, with the number depending on the age and size of the female, and the time since the previous breeding event.

 

Fun Facts

What determines whether an axolotl will grow up to be male or female? 

Axolotls have genetic sex-determination - a locus on an axolotl chromosome determines whether an axolotl is male or female.

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