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Are you able to get a pic? With a full grown (or mostly there) krib it is pretty easy to tell.I am leaning towards male from the length of the fins, he has staked out a territory but it is only a small area by the driftwood and he hasn't been very vicious at all to the cories yet. Is my stocking plan good though?
Haha yes they are. I've found my males tend to be far more shy than my females, so hopefully that is a good sign. I have one female who is an excellent breeder and great mother, but as if she has a clock exactly 2 weeks after the fry have hatched she will turn on the father and I always have to remove him until the fry have grown up a bit and have been moved into a grow-out tank. Then she apparently gives permission for him to come back. All my other female/male pairs coexist and will raise the fry all the way until they are a couple months old and I move them.I will try but he is a shy fast-moving sort of fish, therefore a pain to get a picture of. Lol
Oh, OK. Yeah, you could do that.Ok then I will probably get a honey then, what I meant by more stocking options is 2 honeys instead of just 1 DG. I should have phrased that better, sorry.
The fin and longer body makes me think male... how big is it? My males are easily 3-4", while my females rarely exceed 2".
That is very strange for a cory to be so aggressive.my cories terrorized my convicts, would not stop nipping and harassing them.
lol that definitely sounds like a male... Only the males would get bossed around by another species; a female would have more than likely dominated that tank. I watched a single female in a tank with 6 males completely dominate the tank, and she was 1/2 their size. She didn't have a mate picked out, but was just top dog.Yeah his color has improved slightly since I got him. Poor thing was being bullied by some sailfin mollies at the store, he is super gentle though, even with the neon tetras. I love him and now that I know his gender I can give him a name.
It wouldn't necessarily make him less shy, just much more aggressive. Unless you want to have a tank with just the krib pair I would advise against it.Would having a female to show off to and breed with make him less shy? or would it stress him more?
He will be fine on his own They don't mind the bachelor lifestyleok, I just want to make sure he is happy.