Sponsors

Recent Topics

Ammonia Calculator

Articles on TFF UK

Advertisements


Members
Stats
  • Total Posts: 873267
  • Total Topics: 70264
  • Online Today: 39
  • Online Ever: 874
  • (January 15, 2020, 07:42:34 am)
Users Online
Users: 1
Guests: 58
Total: 59

Author Topic: BNs  (Read 3083 times)

Offline patrickking04

  • Full Member
  • **
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 0
  • -Receive: 0
  • Posts: 164
BNs
« on: October 29, 2008, 11:03:31 pm »
Hey all,

i am just looking for info, i have 2 females and 1 male BN  do they breed in pairs or would they breed in a trio?
18x12x12 - Tank

2 Endler/Guppy hybrid,
2 Albino BNs
7 or so Red Cherry Shrimp

TropicalFishForums

  • Advertisement
  • ***

    Offline DEE

    • TFF Staff Retired
    • Superhero Member
    • *****
    • Thank You
    • -Given: 32
    • -Receive: 105
    • Posts: 7753
    BNs
    « Reply #1 on: October 29, 2008, 11:05:07 pm »
    Trio is fine Patrick :)
    It's an obsession!   *fish2*

    Offline snakequeen

    • Full Member
    • **
    • Thank You
    • -Given: 0
    • -Receive: 0
    • Posts: 209
    BNs
    « Reply #2 on: October 29, 2008, 11:05:34 pm »
    I think its better to have a trio thatn a pair as u are more likely to have success.
    Dont quote me on that tho as im not 100% sure

    Offline scottie73

    • Hero Member
    • ****
    • Thank You
    • -Given: 0
    • -Receive: 0
    • Posts: 1772
    BNs
    « Reply #3 on: October 29, 2008, 11:05:37 pm »
    trio is fine..best way to get a breeding group..
    of all the things ive lost, i miss my mind the most!!........

    Offline patrickking04

    • Full Member
    • **
    • Thank You
    • -Given: 0
    • -Receive: 0
    • Posts: 164
    BNs
    « Reply #4 on: October 29, 2008, 11:06:12 pm »
    so the females spawn the eggs and the male will do his stuff. cool

    thanks for the info.
    18x12x12 - Tank

    2 Endler/Guppy hybrid,
    2 Albino BNs
    7 or so Red Cherry Shrimp

    Offline patrickking04

    • Full Member
    • **
    • Thank You
    • -Given: 0
    • -Receive: 0
    • Posts: 164
    BNs
    « Reply #5 on: October 29, 2008, 11:06:57 pm »
    ok heres another one, how many eggs on can they have.
    18x12x12 - Tank

    2 Endler/Guppy hybrid,
    2 Albino BNs
    7 or so Red Cherry Shrimp

    Offline Joshie

    • Est. Member
    • ***
    • Thank You
    • -Given: 0
    • -Receive: 0
    • Posts: 774
    BNs
    « Reply #6 on: October 29, 2008, 11:07:24 pm »
    Yeah, male will look after eggs and fry, female will be lazy and do nothing :rolleyes:
    My tanks;
     
    38 x 18 x 16
     
    5 common bristlenoses, 3 female 2 male(eggs in cave(again))
    1 calico bristlenose, male I think
    5 swordtails
    2 angel fish
    4 kribensis
    60+ BAbY BRISTLENOSES!!!!
     
    36 x ? x ?
     
    Fancy goldfish
    Blackmoor
    Goldfish
    Shubunkins
    Soon

    Offline scottie73

    • Hero Member
    • ****
    • Thank You
    • -Given: 0
    • -Receive: 0
    • Posts: 1772
    BNs
    « Reply #7 on: October 29, 2008, 11:07:35 pm »
    usually around 30ish...
    of all the things ive lost, i miss my mind the most!!........

    Offline patrickking04

    • Full Member
    • **
    • Thank You
    • -Given: 0
    • -Receive: 0
    • Posts: 164
    BNs
    « Reply #8 on: October 29, 2008, 11:08:25 pm »
    ow thats good, i would dread getting 300 at one time.
    18x12x12 - Tank

    2 Endler/Guppy hybrid,
    2 Albino BNs
    7 or so Red Cherry Shrimp

    Offline scatz

    • Pleco Nutter
    • TFF Staff Retired
    • Hero Member
    • *****
    • Thank You
    • -Given: 1
    • -Receive: 6
    • Posts: 1522
    BNs
    « Reply #9 on: October 29, 2008, 11:09:58 pm »
    Quote from: patrickking04;74758
    ok heres another one, how many eggs on can they have.

    i've known experienced bn's to have upwards of 100 eggs at a time

    Offline patrickking04

    • Full Member
    • **
    • Thank You
    • -Given: 0
    • -Receive: 0
    • Posts: 164
    BNs
    « Reply #10 on: October 29, 2008, 11:11:24 pm »
    100 not that bad.
    an excuse to get a tank for them :)
    18x12x12 - Tank

    2 Endler/Guppy hybrid,
    2 Albino BNs
    7 or so Red Cherry Shrimp

    Offline scatz

    • Pleco Nutter
    • TFF Staff Retired
    • Hero Member
    • *****
    • Thank You
    • -Given: 1
    • -Receive: 6
    • Posts: 1522
    BNs
    « Reply #11 on: October 29, 2008, 11:12:28 pm »
    who needs excuses????

    Offline patrickking04

    • Full Member
    • **
    • Thank You
    • -Given: 0
    • -Receive: 0
    • Posts: 164
    BNs
    « Reply #12 on: October 29, 2008, 11:13:54 pm »
    i have just been allowed to take part of the living room. for the 5x2x3 tank. next one would have to go in the spare room
    18x12x12 - Tank

    2 Endler/Guppy hybrid,
    2 Albino BNs
    7 or so Red Cherry Shrimp