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Old 02-24-2010, 03:05 PM   #1
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Gourami Male Or Female??

I never had Gourami's before but the aquarium I went to today had some very beautiful Gold Gouramis...

Very nice vibrant colors so I bought 4...

The dude that helped me said there is no way of determining male and female fish...

Does anyone have any experience with Gourami's and is there a way to tell the difference?

Thank you in advance...
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Old 02-24-2010, 04:17 PM   #2
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Guessing, I would say most in the box stores are female...
But you can tell by the dorsal fin..

Male - Long and pointy


Female - Curved
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Thanks...That helps a lot...
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Old 02-24-2010, 05:30 PM   #4
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Also, the pre-anal fin is rounder on the female and stops more abrubtly on the male.
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