03-24-2011, 09:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Jakiebabie
Gwen the /Dwarf females have yellow fins and the males have red fins. I have 2 f and 1 m only cause that was all the store had. Hope to get more. As for my Lake Kutubu Rainbowfish... see my Avatar... I had One very large one, added two more much smaller and very bad fins but the large one did not harm or harass the little ones. In fact it is quite friendly and no worse for wear for having been on its own. Must be a girl. lol. Not sure how to tell the sex of LKrainbowfish. Want 3 more of them too. The bad fins have grown in nicely and they two youngsters are doing well.
Boesman's are yellow and green aren't they? Are yours yellow and green?
I love Rainbowfish.
I know about the fin colors, and for sure one is a male, but the LFS I got them, thought one other was possibly a male (though it did look like a female). When they are young, apparently it's not as evident. My are all fine now that I have 5, so perhaps I do have 4 girls and one boy. Though I read they are pretty peaceful with each other, so I'm okay. I believe the Bosemans are a bit more aggressive if you have 2 males, but that's probably only with limited space. I bought 2 Bosemans, awhile ago, but after I got them home, and did more reading on them, I realized my tank sadly is not big enough and I returned them. They are very pretty, blues and yellows. Even now that I've upgraded to a 43 gal tank, it's still not big enough for Bosemans
I do like my dwarf rainbows, they seem very smart. I just now have to decide what other fish I will add to my larger tank. Still need to get it cycled.