What do I have

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Anytime. :-)
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Can you tell if I have m/f/mm/ff from these pics of my p. maccus.
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Probably too young to tell. Largest fish has slight roughness along caudal peduncle and might be male, and likewise the smaller fish already has a rounded midsection - might indicate female. But I wouldn't bet on it for either fish.

See this photo comparing mature male and female: https://www.planetcatfish.com/common/im ... e_id=19895

My males get almost as fat as the females, so I can't sex them by body contour or taper.

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I will take a look at the nether regions when I get home. Thanks
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Spotted: 18
Location 1: Tacoma
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Here are their nether regions:
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Re: What do I have

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Yes I believe the bigger fish is male, and the smaller female. Even so, I wouldn't be 100% confident yet.... maybe 90%.

Cheers, Eric
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Spotted: 18
Location 1: Tacoma
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Well, sadly, I lost the Farlowella. I didn’t see any trauma, I have been supplementing agle tablets.
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Re: What do I have

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Sorry to hear that. Hopefully better success next time.

Regards, Eric
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