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Old 18-03-2013, 05:01 PM   #21
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Probably keep the name Ari (was calling him that for short instead of Ariana anyway)

At what size do males become sexually mature? Do you think he will be ok with Tyler for a while, he followed Lilly earlier but she weren't having any of it lol x
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Old 18-03-2013, 06:04 PM   #22
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Well I know that my male is 11cm and he is getting randy (but being very gentle with Amber still so they are still together and getting on fine despite the occasional harassment!)
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Thanks merlin, Ari is 10cm, not been any aggressive biting so far but I think he its because he is still young, ill keep an eye on it though x
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Old 18-03-2013, 06:23 PM   #24
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I have heard 4 inches/10cm is the time they start mating behaviour, not sure if they would be fertile eggs though.
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Old 18-03-2013, 06:31 PM   #25
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Thanks merlin, Ari is 10cm, not been any aggressive biting so far but I think he its because he is still young, ill keep an eye on it though x
that is what I am doing really, I have seen some biting but it was quite gentle, and Amber is fine still eating, still even following Misha about so she is clearly ok... was only gentle nips also he is good at the "no means no!" and just marches about after! Amber is smaller only 10cm so I am a fair way off expecting to find any eggs!
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Old 18-03-2013, 06:39 PM   #26
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A male needs to be almost 5 inches SCL before he can get the job done properly

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Old 18-03-2013, 07:28 PM   #27
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Mine is only 4 1/2" and does the job
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So between 10cm - 13cm then, I'll keep a close eye on him from now on, he only started this behaviour a few weeks ago, but steadily over the weeks it's more often lol

Gordon your boy matured early oh no lol x
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that is what I am doing really, I have seen some biting but it was quite gentle, and Amber is fine still eating, still even following Misha about so she is clearly ok... was only gentle nips also he is good at the "no means no!" and just marches about after! Amber is smaller only 10cm so I am a fair way off expecting to find any eggs!
Tyler also follows Ari and climbs over him and sleeps with her head on him so not bothering her at the moment, time will tell with Tyler if she turns out to be a he! I've finally broken the all female sexes ha ha and got myself a little boy x
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Tyler also follows Ari and climbs over him and sleeps with her head on him so not bothering her at the moment, time will tell with Tyler if she turns out to be a he! I've finally broken the all female sexes ha ha and got myself a little boy x
yeah I think for me it is not so much how much Misha pesters Amber but how she reacts, if she seems bothered I will separate them but she is just fine for now! and she loves to follow him!
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