12-13-2010, 11:26 AM
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It looks like a female that is getting ready to spawn. I've never seen any pink coloration on males, only on the girls when they've got a bellyful of eggs and are ready to... er, get down to business. The top picture is what all my females looked like when I brought them home, and the others are similar to what they looked like when they colored up. Mine's pink coloration was always more on the belly, but I suppose it varies. Hopefully they'll be breeding for you soon if you have a pair.
Edit: Also, I just noticed the short spines at the front of her dorsal, which is another indicator of gender. The black spines are longer on males.
Last edited by Ostara; 12-13-2010 at 11:36 AM..