Central American Cichlids • convict male or female?

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convict male or female?

Postby cloudgodd » Thu Jan 22, 2009 7:25 pm

Just want to make sure:

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also here is a pic of the 2 females following him around:

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Postby Joels fish » Thu Jan 22, 2009 7:27 pm

I see 1 male and 2 females.
nothing until I can find a decent fish store in East Tennessee
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Postby phishes » Thu Jan 22, 2009 7:34 pm

1 male and 3 females. How big are they? The orange on the belly is female for sure.
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Postby Hrafen » Thu Jan 22, 2009 7:36 pm

Yep. 1 male. 3 females.
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Postby cloudgodd » Thu Jan 22, 2009 7:38 pm

male is 2" and the female are 1" to 1.5"
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Postby Joels fish » Thu Jan 22, 2009 9:09 pm

Oops , didn't notice the one in the corner :lol: .1m , 3f . :wink:
nothing until I can find a decent fish store in East Tennessee
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Postby cloudgodd » Thu Jan 22, 2009 10:19 pm

thanks just wanted to make sure he was male :P
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Postby dwarfpike » Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:29 am

While I agree with the numbers, remember some races of convicts do have the male having the orange belly too at that size. I had one male that kept it til about 3 inches.
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Postby Maddog » Fri Jan 23, 2009 9:20 am

agreed. 1m 3f
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