Thread: help Id gender of my gold ram?
10-28-2013, 10:00 PM #1
help Id gender of my gold ram?
this is kinda fuzzy pic but its probably the best I have at the moment, you can kinda see fins and vents hopefully
can someone can ID for me ?
10-28-2013, 10:51 PM #2
Those pictures make it hard to tell for sure. If I was to guess from what I see of the fins, I would say a female. The lack of colour around the belly in the first pick has me stumped. The lower pick shows some red/pinkish colouration.
It the tail fin rounded or do you see some elongation at the top and bottom?Warning; Bulldog Pleco guarding my Sons tank now..
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10-28-2013, 11:57 PM #3
well firstpic was taken the day I got it, it was much more pale as you can see, the second is more recent and he/she got lots more pink coloration. although that pic is more exaggerated than it really is face to face, it still did get alot more pink since the first day I had it
oh and the second pic was also taken at a higher elevation in the tank so the light might be playing a part in the color
and I want to say rounded, it doesn't seem to be long on the tips
10-29-2013, 09:41 AM #4
Female, due to rounded anal fin. Difficult to see in the Dorsal from the picture.My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .
10-29-2013, 03:06 PM #5
Agree female, the lack of an extended dorsal spine, the rounded fins, the body shape...FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's
10-29-2013, 05:23 PM #6
awesome thanks guys