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PostSubject: Do Young Males practice fannig   Do Young Males practice fannig EmptyTue Jul 12, 2011 1:44 pm

i recentley got a young male Bn and was wondering if he is just copying my albino male who fanning eggs at moment (seeing Wriglers all morning) or is he getting ready to breed himself he is about six months old and my femail about 1 yearif so shall i remove daddy when he release fry and rest him for abiut 2 months as this is his third lot of eggs in three months
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PostSubject: Re: Do Young Males practice fannig   Do Young Males practice fannig EmptyTue Jul 12, 2011 3:59 pm

Giving the old boy a rest won't hurt. Would be a bonus if the young boy spawns so let him try IMO. Even tho I don't know the age of my albino longfins they looked too young to spawn but still did. Iv never had males fan unless they are ready to spawn so he could be...

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PostSubject: Re: Do Young Males practice fannig   Do Young Males practice fannig EmptyTue Jul 12, 2011 10:00 pm

If your young male is over 5cms in length then he probably mature enough to breed, his fanning sounds like he is ready.

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PostSubject: Re: Do Young Males practice fannig   Do Young Males practice fannig EmptyWed Jul 13, 2011 12:20 am

I reckon that if they are fanning it means they are ready to give it a try Smile

younger males can take a few tries to get it right but once they do they can be prolific little buggers!!

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PostSubject: Re: Do Young Males practice fannig   Do Young Males practice fannig EmptyWed Jul 13, 2011 5:04 pm

the answer to your question is yes......
After seeing my young male fanning it was was a matter of weeks before he had his first batch in his cave.....
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PostSubject: Re: Do Young Males practice fannig   Do Young Males practice fannig EmptyThu Jul 14, 2011 12:40 pm

my young male (2inch) is doing the same he's picked a cave and started to fan and isn't very happy if anyone goes near it! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Do Young Males practice fannig   Do Young Males practice fannig EmptyThu Jul 14, 2011 12:54 pm

thanks all i will remove my albino male and rest him to give new male a try maybe even sort out egg tumbler just in case he boots them
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