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Old 01-05-2013, 01:15 AM   #1
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Can you guys help me sex these shrimp?


Hi everyone! I'm planning on doing some selective breeding to make kangshiang's PRL have better colors. I have separated kangshiang's PRL from my benibachis and I'm trying to do a benibachi male x kangshiang female cross. The first three pictures are kangshiang's PRL while the last two pictures are the benibachi






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Old 01-05-2013, 01:36 AM   #2
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The first two look like females, the last one looks like a male but with the camera angled down on him instead of straight out to the side its hard to tell. And those are just my best armchair guesses
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I agree.... What string are those?? 3rd, 4th?? It wouldn't hurt to see what happens. Do you have better Benibachi females??

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The one on the top to the left is almost surely female, but the others I can't tell for sure from here.
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I agree.... What string are those?? 3rd, 4th?? It wouldn't hurt to see what happens. Do you have better Benibachi females??
I have one berried benibachi female and three benibachi males. I'm pretty sure its the 4th stringers. Shawn didn't tell me which string they are. The whites on them are a bit faded and not solid.
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first 2 look like females, last 2 hard to tell
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Thanks guys. I'm confident that the shrimp in the last 2 pictures is a male. I just had difficulty sexing the first 2 shrimp =P
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