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Old 10-24-2012, 10:49 AM   #1
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Male or female?

Any one have a guess what gender our pleco is?

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Old 10-24-2012, 11:40 AM   #2
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My dear god that is a Huge Pleco. Geeze. Looks like it takes up half the friggin' tank...lol
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It it only 6 inches long. I tried to get close ups so some one could tell us its gender so the kids can name it.
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Old 10-24-2012, 02:39 PM   #4
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It is in my 29 at this minute. As soon as my 55 us cycled he? will go into it.
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Old 10-24-2012, 09:07 PM   #5
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My dear god that is a Huge Pleco. Geeze. Looks like it takes up half the friggin' tank...lol
He looks bigger than he really is. As for judging the sex it usually takes until they are sexually mature to really be able to tell. Females will be slightly rounder in the belly.
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Old 10-24-2012, 09:17 PM   #6
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It it only 6 inches long. I tried to get close ups so some one could tell us its gender so the kids can name it.
Oh ok, ya the close up does make it look a lot bigger.
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:32 AM   #7
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I read they mature between 4 and 5 months and this one is prolly 8 at the least!
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:40 AM   #8
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Google "sexing pleco's" there may be some YouTube vids. I know there are for BN an clown Pleco.
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