Help with gender

  1. photaiplz Initiate Member

    I need help figuring out the genders of my shrimps. How do you tell the difference between male and females? I read that male are lighter in color and females have a saddle. But my blue shrimp which is lighter in color but appears to have a saddle. Or is that just its intestines?
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  2. AquaticsMan Initiate Member

    Picture 1,2,4 are females, picture 3 also looks like a female to me but not too clear from picture.The yellow behind there heads is the saddle, this can also be green, females r generally bigger then males. some males can be just as bright as females depending on grade of the shrimp
     

  3. photaiplz Initiate Member

    Oh darn. ive been trying to get some males but always end up with females.
     

  4. Sarah73 Fishlore VIP Member

    All of them look like females. They all look saddled. Here's one of my berried shrimp [​IMG]
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  5. photaiplz Initiate Member

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    One of my shrimp berried! Guess I do have a male somewhere lol
     
  6. Sarah73 Fishlore VIP Member

    Congrats!:)