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Jalo Reef Male?

Postby TraumaNurse » Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:50 pm

I purchased four jalo reef mbuna from my LFS.... 2 of them have stayed mostly bluish purple while the other two are starting to look lighter with darker bars, are these males? Two of them were holding within a week of introducing them to my tank but I am not positive that they didn’t breed with another mbuna. Does the one in the photo look like a juvenile male to you guys? The ones I know to be female are currently very dark purple after holding.
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Re: Jalo Reef Male?

Postby Tenring » Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:20 pm

That is what it looks like to me, but I am no expert at all. Very nice looking fish!
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Re: Jalo Reef Male?

Postby TraumaNurse » Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:29 pm

Aaaaand now the “male” is holding
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Re: Jalo Reef Male?

Postby DJRansome » Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:49 pm

So you have one male...since they are holding. Are they in a species tank?

And three proven females because they have all held?
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