20 Gallon Tank Sexing African Butterfly Fish

timman2232
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So does anyone have any idea how to sex african butterfly fish? mine is of lighter brown color with alternating brow and black spots. so yeah if anyone knows please post!x
 
Jaysee
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the analfin is the indicator. Males have an extension.
 
James Jammer
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So it would help if you had more than one in order to compare.
 
Jaysee
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Google s usually has a few examples.....for comparative purposes
 
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timman2232
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thanks that means I have a male then. he has an extension
 
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timman2232
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wait wait wait jaysee by extension do you mean a concave or convex analfin? just define extension for me.:;hurryb
 
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timman2232
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and google s is all from the top view almost always. I looked for like an hr
 
Jaysee
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Here you go
 
James Jammer
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Nice link. I think I have 3 females.
 
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timman2232
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well jaysee that's why they call you a fish master. I have a female
 
Jaysee
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timman2232 said:
well jaysee that's why they call you a fish master. I have a female
The "fish master" is a reflection of my more than 7k posts
 
James Jammer
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It says on there they can be aggressive with other butterfly's but I have 3 females together in a 29 gallon for almost 3 months and they eat together and stay fairly close most of the time. Wonder if it's a male thing.
 
James Jammer
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Jaysee said:
The "fish master" is a reflection of my more than 7k posts
And those 7k posts are a reflection of a lot of free time.
 
Jaysee
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James Jammer said:
And those 7k posts are a reflection of a lot of free time.
And opinions
 
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timman2232
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hey man I wouldnt have figured it out without that linkx
 
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