Need help sexing Dwarf Gourami.

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by crystalm04, Jul 20, 2015.

  1. crystalm04Valued MemberMember

    Can anyone tell me if this is a male or female?

    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 23, 2018
  2. billerWell Known MemberMember

    I would say male.
    If it was bought at a petsmart or Petco then it is most likely a male, as that is all they usually sell.

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  3. crystalm04Valued MemberMember

    I bought him/her at my LFS its privately owned. Just checking. I'm new to keeping these guys and from what I've researched males are the most colorful but have pointed dorsal fins and this ones seems to have rounded one. Just figured I'd get an extra opinion. Thank you.
  4. DoubleDutchFishlore LegendMember

    1000% male
  5. ClearEyesWell Known MemberMember

    Male. Females have no color whatsoever. Just gray/silver-ish.

    I can only view the thumbnail and not the full picture (work filter), but that appears to be a good-looking fish :) Congrats!:sign0011:
  6. crystalm04Valued MemberMember

    Okie dokie. thank you all. He's a pretty mellow fellow so far and seems to get along with everyone.

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