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  1. Question Baby BN Male or Female


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    From what I understand only the male BN gets whiskers so my question is about how big will my BN need to get before he will show whiskers if he is a male? He is about 1"1/2 right now and I thnk I can see little nubs but I also really want to see them so I don't trust my judgment
    30 gal Freshwater
    1 young Angel, 6 Pepper Corydoras, 5 Harlequin Rasbora 1 Bristle-nose Pleco

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    Lightbulb You should see a start in the next 1/2" or so


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    That's pretty small but I would add that...


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    mine didn't show until it was at least 3" long. Took a long time, I had pretty much written him off as female.
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    I'm with 850R, generally see "whiskers at around 2", at 1 1/2" its still an each way bet as to whether its female and the nubs are as big as they get, or male and continue to grow

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    Same with mine, he was around three inches before I could tell.
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    When I can figure out what I'm doing wrong I will post a picture of him and my angel and get "best guess"
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    1 young Angel, 6 Pepper Corydoras, 5 Harlequin Rasbora 1 Bristle-nose Pleco

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