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post #1 of 3 Old 11-22-2012, 11:47 AM Thread Starter
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help sexing cichlids

does.anyone have a link to a good site for identifying what sex my cichlids are? i definately dont trust what the pet store salesman tells.me they are
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post #2 of 3 Old 11-22-2012, 01:43 PM
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Unfortunately we can't post links to other sites and forums here at TFK. My first thought tho is that it has something to do with color, some change as they mature. Some species the males are more colorful. Also the number of spots on the anal fin depending on the species. There are several Cichlid keepers here at TFK and hopefully they can add some input.
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post #3 of 3 Old 11-22-2012, 07:32 PM
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what cichlids are we talking about? There are literally hundreds of different types so we need more specifics.

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