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Andy68
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PostSubject: breeding pair age   breeding pair age EmptyTue May 14, 2013 11:29 am

Does the bn just stop breeding at some point or do the clutch sizes slowly decrease and at what age would you say a bn is in its prime so to speak ?

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PostSubject: Re: breeding pair age   breeding pair age EmptyTue May 14, 2013 9:29 pm

In my experience they are in their prime as soon as they start breeding around 12 months. they do seem to go dry so to speak, it seems to be when they are a few years old.

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PostSubject: Re: breeding pair age   breeding pair age EmptyTue May 14, 2013 11:05 pm

Doug wrote:
they do seem to go dry so to speak, it seems to be when they are a few years old.

They are probably just too worn out by then. I wouldn't suspect they'd get a chance to breed as much in the wild as they are allowed in they aquarium hey?

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PostSubject: Re: breeding pair age   breeding pair age EmptyWed May 15, 2013 12:20 pm

my oldest pair breed for 5 years and have not had any eggs in over a year they are now enjoying their retirement in the angel grow out tank
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PostSubject: Re: breeding pair age   breeding pair age EmptyThu May 16, 2013 2:38 pm

Thanks for the replies one and all Smile

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