Gourami Gender

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by Samuel J, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. Samuel JNew MemberMember

    Dear friends,

    Can you please help me to understand the gender of gourami in this photo...
     

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  2. dcutl002

    dcutl002Well Known MemberMember

    Because Of the rounded tip on the dorsal fin.......female.
     
  3. DoubleDutch

    DoubleDutchFishlore LegendMember

    Female!
     




  4. Anders247

    Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    I would say female as well.
     
  5. OP
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    Samuel JNew MemberMember

    Thank you all :) will introducing female with existing male hurt her. Tank size is 20gall with plastic plants and ornaments to hide. Existing male is much bigger than her around 3.5 inch and female in above photo is around 2 inch. Pls advice
     
  6. OP
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    Samuel JNew MemberMember

    And the male is platinum variant, female is blue
     
  7. DoubleDutch

    DoubleDutchFishlore LegendMember

    To be honest a 20G in my opinion is too small for this species.
     
  8. OP
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    Samuel JNew MemberMember

    This would be temporary setup will move them to 55g by June
     
  9. chromedome52

    chromedome52Fishlore VIPMember

    At 2 inches I'd call it a juvenile, sex as yet undetermined. If the other is nearly twice its size, might be risky to put them together.
     




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