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PostPosted: 2008.09.25(Thu)13:33    Post subject: Male or Female Reply with quote

Which do you thing this is? Guessing I need to go get it a new mate.

http://i199.photobucket.com/albums/aa5/cajun24/DSC05309.jpg
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PostPosted: 2008.09.25(Thu)19:51    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorry, sexing Banggai Cardinals is not easy and I cannot tell for sure from that photo. Some people claim you can tell by the shape of the jaw or the dorsal fin, but really the only reliable method is by allowing them to pair up naturally in a controlled environment. If they fight, they are both males.
Here is an excellent article by Frank Marini that may help you...
http://www.reefs.org/library/talklog/f_marini_020799.html
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