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nachole09 08-15-2010 03:52 PM

guppy male or female?
 
I am just starting this hobby, I was wondering how you tell if my guppies are male or female. I was hoping for both so i can have babies :lol: Really looking forward to it

kitten_penang 08-15-2010 04:13 PM

1 Attachment(s)
female=plain, male=colorful

pumh 08-15-2010 05:30 PM

usually when you buy guppies from stores they will have them already seperated into different tanks, but if the dont the males have a "special" anal fin which allows them to deposite they're sperm into the female its called a gonopodium (spelling?) its is pointed where as a female will just have a "regular" fan shaped anal fin.


male
http://aqualandpetsplus.com/Livebe6.jpg

female
http://board.fishchannel.com/Uploads...-84d0-d397.JPG

zof 08-15-2010 05:47 PM

Let me fix that for you
Quote:

Originally Posted by kitten_penang (Post 447514)
female=less expensive, male=more expensive


:-D

nachole09 08-16-2010 01:08 AM

Thanks so much! Looking forward to seeing little babies :)

kitten_penang 08-16-2010 05:59 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by zof (Post 447580)
Let me fix that for you



:-D




hahahahaha good one

i got another
female=more babies males=none
female=overstocked soon males=no will only decline

you think this sums up to the guppy keeping?


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