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Thread: sexing Kribs

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    hello all.
    wonder if i can get some advise please ?
    the LFS that i use have a tank full of kribs,and they were pretty much
    all the same pale colour,only a couple had a slight pink to the belly,nothing more
    is there any possible way to sex them,also due to the nature of a breeding pair,
    would a female group work ?
    the tank i have is a Juwel rio 300.
    thank you in advance for opinions,advise,general pop in chat

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    The anal fin on the male will be pointier than the one on the female.



    Here is a good video that is more in-depth on how to sex kribensis.

    Last edited by mommy1; 11-06-2013 at 11:32 PM.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

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    thank you so much !!
    the chap in the fish shop was Very unhelpful,and after watching that video,i think he should have
    been able to sort it,as the difference with the dorsal and anal fins,is the same
    in the gourami !
    i'd still like to know what people think of a group of girls,would it be worth it ?
    thanks again.

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    I can't help you with the numbers of females in your tank, I don't have any practical experience with them and only know what I have read on the internet and books. I do however want to say you are quite welcome for the help I was able to give.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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