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Old 07/23/2019, 03:03 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by jay2525 View Post
Oh really!didn't know you could sex them. tank is 180 gal.
180 is more than enough for a pair.
You can sex them best by their genital papilla. The ones of females are rounded like a well-worn pencil tip while the ones of males are more pointy like a newly sharpened pencil tip.

This is how the genital papilla of a female looks:

Males also have somewhat longer ventral fins.



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