Another One To Sex Please

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Another One To Sex Please

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this is the ones i saw in the cave with my other male, i was told it was a male so its either a female in disguise or just a bit lavender. its quite hairy too.... and sometimes occupies a cave, but most of the time its cruising about the driftwood and rocky shelters. your thoughts?

its about 8.5 cm long and filling out nicley.




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Post by Alistair »

I don't think there is a whiff of lavender with this one :wink: looks like it's a butch femail (hopefully not to butch though) :!:

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I don't think there is a whiff of lavender with this one :wink: looks like it's a butch femail (hopefully not to butch though) :!:

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Post by andrewcoxon »

wahoooo! hope ur right alistair!
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Post by Alistair »

:shock: Don't do the tomsharland dance until some one confirms my thoughts :!:

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Post by inia »

100% male. Nothing feminine in this one.

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Post by andrewcoxon »

but it was in a cave with another male.... i thought that would never happen? it acts like a female.

anyone else?
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Post by Plastic Mac »

It certainly looks male imo. However, I believe their actions count for far more than their looks and if it's acting like a female then it probably is. :D

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thanks mac, anymore opinions???
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Post by Alistair »

You really are willing it to be to be a female! may the force be with you

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Post by chanettt »

what about bottom view, will that answer male or female question?
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I'd say too hairy for a female...
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smithrc wrote:I'd say too hairy for a female...
hehe you should see some of the girls down the big market in newcastle on a friday night mate!!!! :lol: :lol:
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Post by crazie.eddie »

andrewcoxon wrote:
smithrc wrote:I'd say too hairy for a female...
hehe you should see some of the girls down the big market in newcastle on a friday night mate!!!! :lol: :lol:
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Post by twinspots_goby »

I would say it's a male. One of my male do the same thing too. It seems like this one is trying to fight for the cave. You might think that there are more than enough caves provided. But it seems like they have their own interest to a certain cave due to the position, the current and the light. :D
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