My l204 group what sex?

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My l204 group what sex?

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Group of 7
about 18 to 20 months old now

What sex are they?
Group pic
And close up pics

Thank you
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Re: My l204 group what sex?

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Hi Toshy,

Welcome to Planetcatfish!

In your photo, I see only one definitive male. The rest may be females. That said, these are all about 7-8 cm SL. Maybe some have more growing to do.

Cheers, Eric
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I'm so happy to see this post. I have a group of 6 L204. Happy to see your plecos there awesome looking.
Been wondering the same thing about mine. I'll be following this for sure.
Thanks for that pic Eric.
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Here's an update
Looks like they all turning out as males
I can't really see any differences to be hopeful of a female.
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More pics
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I'm seeing 3 definite males (the hairy ones). The other 4 could well be females. Don't give up yet!
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I'm trying to figure my group out also!
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I agree with 3 hairy males. Two fish are so large that without odontodes, they are most likely females. The other two are smaller and may be females, but might possibly be subordinate males.

Good luck!

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AmazonTank wrote: Wed Mar 24, 2021 5:01 pmI'm trying to figure my group out also!
How big are your fish? I'm sorry to say the water is too dirty with particulates to make seeing the skin easy, but I don't see strong odontodes on anyone. Either fish are not in condition or are too young.

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