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Old 07-02-2006, 09:21 PM   #1
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Question on angelfish...

How hard is it to tell the sex of an angelfish when they are about the size of a quarter or a little bigger?
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It's hard period even with full grown ones. Sometimes the male will develop a bump on his forehead but other than during mating...no chance.
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Old 07-03-2006, 05:30 AM   #3
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Angelfish can only be sexed when spawning. Males will have a short pointed breeding tube. Females tubes will be longer and wider. It would be great if there were some external difference for us to discern. Unfortunately there really isn't.
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