Male or Female

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Male or Female

Post by Mom2BandL » Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:29 pm

Hello! This is my first post. I have an auratus that has darkened over the last month or so but I'm not sure if its a female showing dominance or a juvenile male that is maturing. Please help!

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Re: Male or Female

Post by Pete B » Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:30 am

Do you have a photo?

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Re: Male or Female

Post by Philippe Burnel » Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:48 am

females can turn to black !
A long time ago (around 35 years... at least) I had a "male" johanni. I've looked for females for him... till I've seen him laying eggs

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