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Old 04-07-2013, 11:11 PM   #1
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Endler's gender question


I have a colony of Endler's going and I've gotten a few fry so far. I'm getting about 3 fry every few days. I am letting them grow out and its looking like I am not getting any males. Are the genders temperature specific with Endler's? I have three males and around 10 females at the time.
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Old 04-07-2013, 11:27 PM   #2
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it can some times take a couple months for them to start showing color. anal fins start to change around 3 weeks so that might be best bet to sex them early
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Old 04-08-2013, 02:31 AM   #3
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With my tiger endlers easily seen sexual dimorphism shows up pretty late (not sure on the exact time frame). I find that in the summer when my tank is in the low 80s I get a lot of females and few males.
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Old 04-08-2013, 09:21 PM   #4
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i thought i had 3 females until one of them showed a hint of reflective green and the anal fin changed.
i've got another 15 fry since then and cant wait to see what flavour they turn out.
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