Male or female

We all know how difficult it is to identify the sex of these fish, so please post a picture in here and we'll try to help you (or at least give an educated guess!).
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fluke13
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Male or female

Post by fluke13 » Sun May 15, 2016 6:36 pm

Need help sexing Plz

I kept about one year ago, I got it when it was about 2.7 inches .

Thanks
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Re: Male or female

Post by TwoTankAmin » Mon May 16, 2016 5:45 pm

Total guess as the one picture that would decide it is not clear enough and that is the underside shot. I would think Fm. Normally the tube for a Fm is more rounded and blob like while the male's is more pointed.

The absence of odontile growth and the shape of the pectorals indicate female but the pointy head would argue for male.

You can find example of the above here http://www.zebrapleco.com/core/hypancis ... es_info.ph
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