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slickscustoms 11-04-2010 06:38 PM

determining sex in mollys
 
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i have a pair of mollys and when i bought them the guy at the store asked if i wanted a male and female so i said yes. i see a differance in the fins below the belly on them but thats about all. can yall determine the sex of these two? thanks!

slickscustoms 11-04-2010 06:39 PM

sorry the pics are so huge haha!

thefishboy 11-05-2010 05:06 PM

The males have gonopodiums. Which is the elongated fin under the male.It is when the fu=in joins together so he can inseminate the female. Get another female so its 2 2 1.

slickscustoms 11-06-2010 10:41 AM

ok thanks. i thought that fin would determine the sex.


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