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Thread: Sexing platies

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    that sucks. I havent had fry in 2 years. I want a male platy so i can breed
    again.

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    No biggie but I was getting excited about the new ones. Oh well.

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    i enjoyed raising my plecos when they spawned. That was really memorable.

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    As far as I know...all the livebearer males have a gonopodium...

    ...I like it! Makes it easy to know what kind of a sex ratio you have...

    You should always have approx. 3 females to 1 male...
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    My baby Platy's are doing great so far, all 18 or so of them!
    I have 1 male and 4 female adults:)
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    I much prefer platies over mollies for some reason. I just like the splash of color they add to a tank, I guess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lady Hobbs
    I much prefer platies over mollies for some reason. I just like the splash of color they add to a tank, I guess.

    I agree! Very pretty fish. And what little kid can resist a brightly colored fish with Mickey Mouse on it?

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    hello all,sorry to get in on this late.My wife just got 2 pair of platy from lfs.Im confused a bit .the 2 pics at the top of the post?Which one is the male/female.Sorry to ask what may be an obvious question.Thanks.

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    Always good to ask!

    The males have the gonopodium...that's the 'penis-like' anal fin. The females have the rounded, 'normal-looking' anal fin...

    Hope that helps!
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    the one on the left with the spear on the bottom underside is a male and the other one is female
    3ft
    tetras ,platties ,guppies,corys
    4 bristle noses,peacock eel,sword tails
    paradise fish
    1 male betta, a female betta
    bumble bee gobi, harliquin rasbroas, mystery snails
    4ft
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    widows,khulis,severums
    corys ,rainbows,keyholes,snails, 4 bristle noses
    congo tetras,
    breeder tank
    angel breeding pair
    3ft divided angel breeder
    1 breeding pair,fry and ghost knife
    platty tank
    1 river fish,platties
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