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|Subject: Spot a male Wed Oct 06, 2010 10:39 pm|| |
I am in the same situation as Neville- I need two of my fish to spawn as they have big tummies. So, please no comments about the quality of the fish- I am gradually working on it!
So, I still struggle to identify males to put with the females in a portapool: Size is difficult to judge, as the big white one is nearly 70cm, but looks smaller on these random pics:
The black and white one is one of the two. I have 2 nice Shiro Utsuris, but they might be too young to use.
So, just to emphasize- not for breeding purposes!
Your help please!
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|Subject: Re: Spot a male Wed Oct 06, 2010 10:51 pm|| |
Its easy man.
On picture no 1 the red and black fish is a male
on Picture no 2 the bottom right hand fish is female.
The one at 45 degree to her left is also a male.
Now U will be able to see much better than us, my method used is the shape of the pectoral fins have a look at it, you can clearly see the diff.
Wow now I have stuck my neck out eisch.