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post #14 of (permalink) Old 09-28-2010, 01:25 AM
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Originally Posted by speedie408 View Post
Luke - your fish pictured is def a male. The head and stocky body is a dead giveaway. Look at his mouth how it curves up more then a female.
The mouth is not necessarily a male/female thing. It's a lineage thing. I've had females with that mouth.
Luke- I think it's a male too.

And the stripes are normal. When a the fish is not stressed, and the lines are there, it means it's a female.

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