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    Hi there, Does anyone know the proper way of sexing "rotkeil" severums? ive heard that its from the markings on there nose?
    Last edited by wuldiba; 01-26-2007 at 11:21 AM.

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    I have kept a lot of severum and spawned a few different pairs. It "seems" that males have a reticulated pattern on the snout, where the females have just a blotch on the nose. I don't know that it's proven, but I have seen differences.
    Mike

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    Default Re: Rotkeil

    Originally posted by kc_corys
    I have kept a lot of severum and spawned a few different pairs. It "seems" that males have a reticulated pattern on the snout, where the females have just a blotch on the nose. I don't know that it's proven, but I have seen differences.
    Mike
    I've always heard the same thing.
    Male:
    http://www.tangledupincichlids.com/images/rotkeil7.jpg
    Female:
    http://www.tangledupincichlids.com/images/rotkeil6.jpg

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