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Old 08-26-2011, 03:17 PM   #1
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Sexing Green Severums

Anyone know how to tell the difference between male and female.

Besides the fish. lol
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Old 08-26-2011, 04:02 PM   #2
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Males have longer dorsial fins, females are rounded. Also males are usually larger then females
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Old 08-26-2011, 04:12 PM   #3
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thanks. I must have two of the same. one is more dominant. But the fins, and size are the same.
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Old 08-26-2011, 04:19 PM   #4
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U could post pics just to verify, also they could be juvinials. How big r they?
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Old 08-26-2011, 11:13 PM   #5
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They are about two years old, 4-5 inches. They still have some growing to do.
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Old 08-26-2011, 11:28 PM   #6
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Can you post pics they would be more help then description and yes they do lol
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Old 08-26-2011, 11:33 PM   #7
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I can tomorrow. All my tanks are in my office.
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Old 08-26-2011, 11:34 PM   #8
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O ok good luck with everything
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Old 08-26-2011, 11:35 PM   #9
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thanks for the responses.
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Old 08-26-2011, 11:36 PM   #10
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No problem, always happy to help.
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Old 08-27-2011, 09:50 PM   #11
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Here they are.


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Old 08-27-2011, 09:58 PM   #12
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Looks like a boy(first) girl(second) in your pics. What i ment by long pointed fins on the male is they both are pointed but the males fins are longer. Sorry for the confusion. Anyway good luuck
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they look exactly alike to me. now, what do I have to do to encourage baby making?
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Old 08-28-2011, 07:53 PM   #14
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Time will only help and water changes help
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so no Barry White and candles?
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Hahahaha i dought things would get any faster that way. Lol
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bumping up the heat and some live food like earthworms or frozen bloodworms also puts a lot of cichlids in the mood a bit too. And ditto on the water changes and just waiting to see what happens.
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Old 08-29-2011, 11:31 PM   #18
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Cool. I can do frozen once I get a fridge for the office.
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Males also tend to have squiggly marks on their head.
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