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Old 09-27-2010, 11:03 PM   #12
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I wouldn't blame the Lfs. They are hard to distinguish unless you've raised them.

Another sign is the finnage. The male's finnage even though short are a bit longer and the branching are much more distinct.

The other sign is the overall roundness of the abdomen.
Here are some articles on plakats
http://bettysplendens.com/articles/c....imp?catid=883
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