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Flowerhorn Sex/type

Discussion in 'Flowerhorn Cichlid' started by martindaspartan, Apr 11, 2019.

  1. martindaspartanNew MemberMember

    Evening all,
    New to the forums and also new to caring for my first flowerhorn. I was told by my local store where I have bought all my other fish that it was a grade b but unable to confirm sex this young? And will the colours change as it is now showing red on tail and breast.

    Thanks in advance. IMG_20190410_234529.jpgIMG_20190410_194520.jpg
     
  2. A201Well Known MemberMember

    My guess is that the FH is female. It looks to have a bullet shape, and dark botches throughout the dorsal fin. Don't be discouraged if it does turnout to be female. FH females can be pretty too. Here is a pic of a female FH, I once kept. 20181207_063450.jpg
     
  3. Dawn MicheleWell Known MemberMember

    Welcome to Fishlore!!! Beautiful FH!!!!
     
  4. Dawn MicheleWell Known MemberMember

  5. Nikki2577Well Known MemberMember

    I also think it’s a female. She most likely will change color. Beautiful little lady. I am no good at the grading on flowerhorns so I just say if you think it’s perfect than its grade A. Lol
     
  6. martindaspartanNew MemberMember

    Thanks for response guys and the welcoming , I did try to check but he or she is still very little I couldn't tell. He/she are showing some lovely red shades now though and I have changed the tank around and added sand instead gravel and looks so much better.
     
  7. martindaspartanNew MemberMember

    Images IMG_20190412_231740.jpgIMG_20190412_231208.jpgIMG_20190412_231044.jpg
     
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