Sexing jack dempsey

Nilsafeller

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Haveing a hsrd time sexing my jd... pointed fins like a male... about 8 inches length at 10 months of age but full gill plate of colour and more torpedo shapr like female... also my texas female flirts with the jack like crazy and turns black like she bout to lay eggs20180108_173325.png IMG_20180115_143357_371.jpg
 

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Looks female to me. Cichlids have been known to form same-sex pairs and even attempt to breed with others of same sex. So that would explain the Texas. Pointed fins is not as sure of a way to sex these than the gill plate, go by the gill plate. Which seems female.
 

Nilsafeller

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Looks female to me. Cichlids have been known to form same-sex pairs and even attempt to breed with others of same sex. So that would explain the Texas. Pointed fins is not as sure of a way to sex these than the gill plate, go by the gill plate. Which seems female.
Thanks alot thats what i thought but was a bit confused... especially with the size shes getting now
 
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