Oldest axie?

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My oldest axies are Edward (leuc) and Bella (wild), I got them when I was a kid and they are both about 15 now! They also bred about 8 months ago and Edwards gills have slowly gotten smaller over the years, but they still seem happy and active! Here they are now (sorry my phones camera is pretty crappy)
 

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15 and still beautiful! Well done on the up bringing of these guys! Not come across (apart from now) an axie at this age :)

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Yeah I was quite surprised when I worked out their age recently, my parents got them as juveniles when I was about 7 or 8 and now I'm 22 and when I left home I inherited them! I don't know what I'll do when they eventually pass away, I can't remember a time without them but hopefully I can make the rest of their lives as happy as possible :happy:
 

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my little guy is 25! perhaps older, my mother got him as a fully developed adult when she was 10, she's now 35 and he's still alive and plodding along!
 

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my little guy is 25! perhaps older, my mother got him as a fully developed adult when she was 10, she's now 35 and he's still alive and plodding along!

Holy axie that's old!! Omg !!!!!!!
 

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Wow! My oldest is 11, and quite interestingly, she is a leucistic that has started to develop a dark color patch. The vet who looked at her said it wasn't something to worry about.
 
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