ch57evy ch57evy
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Male or Female ??? #1
I have two small 5cm bristle nose plecos
and was just wondering how I can tell if they are male or female.I have had a close look but couldnt find any of those obveous! you know dangly bits or the lack of. But I guess it wouldnt be that easy.
Can any one shed some light on this subject
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Re: Male or Female ??? #2
Seems the boys have bristles and the girls don't

http://www.fishkeeping.co.uk/modules/ ... esheet.php?caresheetID=87

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Re: Male or Female ??? #3
Thank you suey2
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Re: Male or Female ??? #4
The boys might not show bristles until they are a bit older though.
ch57evy ch57evy
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Re: Male or Female ??? #5
I just had a look and (dyson) has very small whiskers
but (Electro) wont come out of the bog wood tunnel so I can have a better look but thanks for the additional info
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Christian (ch57evy)
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