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Re: Sexing goldfish etc #2
This is the best link i have seen and has very clear pictures, which are a big help
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Re: Sexing goldfish etc #3
Can you find fish studs if you don't have your own boy fish?
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Re: Sexing goldfish etc #4
I don't think it is a common practise to 'borrow' or 'hire' them as you could do with cats, for example for breeding purposes, especially among amateurs.



Are you planning for Mollie to have babies?
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Re: Sexing goldfish etc #5
Very useful, thanks for that. Personally im wondering which is the female(s) in my pond, as there were some fry (unknown to me at the time, so only three survived and grew large) last year
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Re: Sexing goldfish etc #6
I guess its easier to sex when they are in a tank as you can see them from the side
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Re: Sexing goldfish etc #7
Very true, but imagine my surprise at finding them - this was an outdoor pond full of goldfish which I thought were all males
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Re: Sexing goldfish etc #8
Have you managed to figure out which are the females now then
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Re: Sexing goldfish etc #9
Not had ago at it yet..

Im assuming it's one of the two white fish in there, as the fry went from black babies into a white colour, rather than orange

Or perhaps that was just down to the conditions I kept them in once I bought them inside in a small tank hmm

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Re: Sexing goldfish etc #10
heh. i always found the easist way to sex a fish is to wait for spring to come around and see which ones are bullys and which ones get fat.