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Old 04-01-2007, 04:34 PM   #1
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New GBRs. Sexing help .. New/Better pics 4/4/07

So I picked up a couple GBRs yesterday from Scales. They seem to be doing well, eating, etc after 24 hours in the tank. Here's some pics. Crappy quality, I know. Sorry bout that.

If you can sex them I'd appreciate it, but the pics may not be good enough. I'm just taking guesses here. THe larger one is 1.5-2", the smaller about .25" smaller.


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The first one is a male, but I cannot see the second one well enough to tell. If the second has a red belly, and the black part of the dorsal fin is the same height, then I would say its a female.
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Very pretty fish. I hope they do well for you.
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As far as I can tell, you have them pegged correctly. They both look great.
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Old 04-01-2007, 06:11 PM   #5
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Those pics are not crappy!
And the fish and tank are beautiful.
(I know nothing about sexing GBRs, though )
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Old 04-04-2007, 01:52 AM   #6
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Thanks for the help. Hope you're right. I'll try to get some better pics soon. I think I'm gonna have to get another pair of these too.
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The second one is hard to tell, but I think you are correct. You are definitely correct on the first one...
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Old 04-04-2007, 10:28 PM   #8
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Alright guys, thanks again. Hopefully these are some better pics that we can be more sure about.

These first two pics are the one marked "Male" in the first post






And then these are better pics of what I believe is the female, although I am questioning it.







That any better? any conclusive proof? Sorry for the large pics, wanted to give every bit of info possible. hehe

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In these pics, #2 appears to be male as well. The pelvic fins goes past the start of the anal fin. Looks male to me. As for the large pics, great pics. Really helps in ID'ing them.

Here's some pics of the female I had, this will help you in the ID. Also, notice the bright pink belly..... In the first pic, you see how short the pelvic fins are? The pelvic fins comes down under the chest area just under the belly, and the anal fin is the single fin on the bottom just in front of the tail.











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WOW! Those are great pics....I didn't realize the "freshies" were that colorful.
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