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Old 01-15-2006, 04:40 PM   #1
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Do female dwarf gouramis have feeler thingys?

Do they? Im afraid that the pet store sold me 2 males, the "female" is very grey but im just wondering...
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Old 01-15-2006, 05:03 PM   #2
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I believe they all have feelers, male and female. Generally, the males are more colorful.
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Great, i was very afraid that i got 2 males, lol. Thanks!
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The female is plumper than the male, i just noticed, LOL.
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I was at the lfs here and they had a few more gray dwarf gouramis, and asked if they were female, as I was wanting a male and a female dwarf red gourami, but they said they were male blue ones, and that they aren't able to get females, as well as other specialty fish or snails. Might ask them if they can get females.
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The female is plumper than the male, i just noticed, LOL.
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Old 01-15-2006, 05:37 PM   #7
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I recently bought a pair of dwarf gouramis, the male is nearly twice as big as the female, and is very colourful, whereas the female is plain grey.
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Yah, she not exactly gray, but shes very silver with very faint colors.
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with dwarfs i thinkyou can sex them by there doral fins males have pointed one and females have rounded ones....i'll go look it up to double check
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There dorsal fins dont look different, but im pretty sure one is a female because she has a round tummy, I looked it up, and only the females have that.
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They should both have the feelers. Generally, the only way a gourami wouldn't have them is if it had been nipped at.
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