Water Quality:Requres a neutral pH of 7.0 and a water temperature of 12º - 20º. Compatability:Will eat any fish it can fit in its mouth and has cannibalistic tendencies towards its own kind. Diet:Carnivorous so will require a variety of meaty foods live or frozen. The axolotl is native to the still water Lake Xochimilco in mexico. This fully aquatic amphibian would thrive in a slow flow aquarium with plant or cave like cover to minimise stress.