FISH SEXING (ANGEL FISH)

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by mario49, Dec 27, 2008.

  1. mario49

    mario49 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how do i tell if an angelfish is a boy or a girl?
     
  2. Hackles

    Hackles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's often very Hard but if your angelfish are mature they will exhibit a nuchal hump on the forehead if they are males, and a straight head if they are females, but this again is only if they are mature.
     
  3. davidb

    davidb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ive wondered that myself thanks
     
  4. mario49

    mario49 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well i got mine at a local walmart and they are around the size of a nickle- their bodies.

    so how long will they take to mature?

    if i sent you pics. could you tell if they are male or female?
     
  5. Hackles

    Hackles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If they are only the size of a Nickle they are not yet mature, It's a rough estimation but 6-8month's is when they are mature fish, There will be no trouble if they are of the same sex, They are peaceful in temperament ,and you can trade them for mate's when you find out their sexes. What I mean by a nuchal hump is you will notice that the head is rounded, and the females will have a straight head.
     
  6. mario49

    mario49 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well do you have any idea how old they are now?
     

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