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I got these guys from my LFS as males but I think they are wrong. Could anyone help me in sexing these beautiful things.

I think the are about 3 month old right now. 2 of the have some beautiful red coloring to then. The 3rd one is still a greyish blue color.





 

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You really need better pictures to sex jewel cichlids from a picture. Male and female have very different body shapes, but you really need pictures taken dead, straight on, in order to see this. Taken from any kind of angle, and it can be very difficult to see this and distinguish it, especially with very young fish.

I'll take a stab at it anyways, even though I am not absolutely certain of any of them : #1.male, #2. female, #3. male. Number 2 apears round like a female---but that maybe due to the angle the picture was taken from. Better pictures, taken straight on, are pretty much a requirement for sexing young jewels based on a picture. Otherwise you really can't be too sure.
 
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