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Minecraft Axolotls: What do Axolotls eat in Minecraft?

The Minecraft Axolotls also need a food source to breed and also to heal and here are their food sources!

What do Minecraft Axolotls eat? (image via. DeviantArt by Zaphinas)

Axolotls are one of the newer mobs that have been introduced in the game in the Caves and Cliffs update Part I. The Axolotls in Minecraft are the friend of the player and the enemies of hostile underwater mobs. Here we answer one of the most asked questions about the diet of the underwater critter.

The Caves and Cliffs update Part I released earlier this year along with many new changes to the game. Among the changes, were some biome changes, tweaks in UI and also some new additions in the form of mobs. These are the Axolotls, Glow Squids and the Sheep. These 3 mobs have became very popular among the player base and often some questions are asked about their features.

Down below we answer one and for all, about what do Axolotls eat in Minecraft?

Minecraft Axolotls: Food Sources

Minecraft Axolotls (image via. pcgamesn.com)

Minecraft Axolotls are one of the three mob introduced in the Caves and Cliffs Part I and is by far the most popular one. These mob are the only other aquatic friend of the player other than the Dolphin.

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Axolotls are hostile towards many of the other hostile mobs like the Drowned, Guardians and Elder Guardians. They will attack them along with the player and also act dead when injured to a certain extent. They will apply regeneration on themselves and get back up again after recovering.

What do Axolotls eat in Minecraft?

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Axolotls are an aquatic mob and survive on a diet of Tropical Fish. Tropical Fish are a fish variety that are found in Oceans and warm ocean biomes in the game.

Tropical Fish (Image via. thegamer.com)

However, even though the Tropical Fish can be caught with a fishing rod, players need a Bucket of Tropical Fish to feed them to an Axolotl. Therefore, make a Bucket and click on the block of water with Tropical Fish, to capture a bunch. As a lesser known fact, players can also find them from a Wandering trader for one Emerald.

Feed the Axolotl by taking out the Bucket of Tropical Fish in their main hand and clicking on the Axolotl. The Axolotl can also be bred using the tropical fish.

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