Sexing Eretmodus cyanostictus Kasanga

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Sexing Eretmodus cyanostictus Kasanga

Post by amiidae » Fri Nov 18, 2011 8:02 pm

Hello, I am new here. :)

Back to the question.

May I ask apart fm venting, is there other external diff I may look to sex this Goby ?

I have 2 and they seem swim side by side fm time to time yet I can't really say they are 'paired'.

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Re: Sexing Eretmodus cyanostictus Kasanga

Post by MGSNK » Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:23 pm

If they don't harass each other they are a pair.

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Re: Sexing Eretmodus cyanostictus Kasanga

Post by amiidae » Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:34 pm

Thanks.

Anyway, here's the fish. :)
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Re: Sexing Eretmodus cyanostictus Kasanga

Post by amiidae » Wed Dec 21, 2011 3:55 am

Well, no further guessing required. :D

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Re: Sexing Eretmodus cyanostictus Kasanga

Post by Klaus Steinhaus » Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:29 am

Eretmodus will share in care of the eggs. This could be the male doing his turn.
The only 100% sure way to find out which is the female is to actually see her laying the eggs :D

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Post by amiidae » Thu Dec 22, 2011 5:32 am

Thanks.

What is important to me is to know that I have a confirmed pair. :)

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Post by Lisachromis » Thu Dec 22, 2011 8:45 am

Don't forget, some fish will have females spawn together. Once you see the fish holding beyond 5 days, then you have a pair. :)

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Post by amiidae » Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:35 am

Day 8 of the fry. 18 in total. :)
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Re: Sexing Eretmodus cyanostictus Kasanga

Post by Piotr Koba » Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:51 am

Photos of the parent fish are more than ok, but I can see no reason for stripping them.
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Re: Sexing Eretmodus cyanostictus Kasanga

Post by amiidae » Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:17 pm

Thats because I have quite a few other species of fish sharing the same tank with the new pair. so reckon it will be safer to strip her fm the eggs earlier than later.

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