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View Poll Results: Lifespan?
1 year 6 28.57%
2 years 3 14.29%
3 years 5 23.81%
4 years 2 9.52%
5 years 1 4.76%
6 years 0 0%
7 years 2 9.52%
8 years 1 4.76%
9 years 0 0%
10 years 0 0%
11 years 1 4.76%
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post #41 of 60 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 03:49 PM Thread Starter
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Really from what I have read 8 weeks is when behavoir kicks in.
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post #42 of 60 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 03:56 PM
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Which means I have a month before I must separate fry

Breed for the breed, not for the money; the words any REAL breeder would understand.

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Whoops sorry.
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post #44 of 60 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 06:25 PM
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Really did you breed perry yourself? Usually they are six months to year when bought.
No I bought Perry from the store but I've had her for 4 years.
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post #45 of 60 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 09:07 PM
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My two oldest are still living and are about a year old - Sluggles and Mr magic mushrooms. I got slugges in december and Mr shrooms in november? Not sur ehow old they were when I got them but Mr shrooms was still kinda small.

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post #46 of 60 (permalink) Old 11-22-2012, 08:32 AM Thread Starter
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I have a feeling Carter is going to be with me a long time. Is it normal he does not have an age bump?
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post #47 of 60 (permalink) Old 11-22-2012, 01:01 PM
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Eh I've had some bettas who don't show their age until years later

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Do those ones live longer for you?
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What's an age bump? I never heard of that.

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A bump of the spine as it ages just looked closer Carter has a small one.
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