is this female or male tiger barb? Help

Discussion in 'Tiger Barb' started by My TigerBarb Fish"Fluffy", Mar 30, 2012.

  1. My TigerBarb Fish"Fluffy"New MemberMember





    Last edited: Mar 30, 2012
  2. soltarianknightFishlore VIPMember

    Im going to say male.
     
  3. AquaristFishlore LegendMember

    Good morning,

    Soltarianknight, can you explain why you think the fish is a male?

    Thanks!

    Ken
     
  4. My TigerBarb Fish"Fluffy"New MemberMember

    okay thanks
     
  5. ShawnieFishlore LegendMember

    it has the colors of both LOL
    males have the reddish noses and a red line through their dorsal fins...I dont see a red nose but do see the red line in the dorsal ...
     
  6. I keep fishWell Known MemberMember

    I think because the nose is reddish to orange and its not that rounded as a female would be.
     
  7. soltarianknightFishlore VIPMember

    I see the red line clearly when i blow it up. the nose is also just getting that red color(normally ive seen it with much more) but id defiantly say male.
     
  8. JayseeFishlore LegendMember

    I agree, it's just not an alpha male..... yet ;)


    On a different note, are those ich spots on the fins?
     
  9. soltarianknightFishlore VIPMember

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