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Old 02-03-2013, 10:36 PM   #1
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Old 02-04-2013, 04:44 AM   #2
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The male has the long fins usually, and the female has shorter fins, males also flare wheras females do not. Alao it is easy to identify females by the small, white dot on their stomachs, directly behind their ventral fins.
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Old 02-08-2013, 08:49 PM   #4
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My males have short fins. Check out my betta care website in my sig. It'll have the info.
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males will have long fins, unless they're plakats. I think they're still pretty distinguishable from females, though.
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Originally Posted by Trout View Post
males will have long fins, unless they're plakats. I think they're still pretty distinguishable from females, though.
Males usually have longer fins. I actually am not quite sure how I tell, but I'm pretty accurate. If it's a dark bodied female, she should bar up around a male or a mirror. Mine usually do at least.
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