Re: [RML] G. maculosus

Roy Hunter (roy at
Fri, 18 Jul 1997 08:03:16 -0600

With mine it is like apples and oranges as far as telling the males from
the females. Longer fins, more color etc.

Roy Hunter
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> From: Mach Fukada <tuhoitc at>
> To: rainbowfish at
> Subject: [RML] G. maculosus
> Date: Friday, July 18, 1997 1:20 AM
> Anyone have suggestions for sure fire sexing of G. maclosus? I have
> half a dozen young adults. All appear to be showing some degree of
> My suspect males are more intensely blue green While the suspect females
> are pale, and appear to be in dire need of spawning (either that or they
> have some kind of internal infection). Anyone with good hints for
> ? I haven't tried any Glossolepis species and this will be afirst for me.
> Mahalo,
> Mach T. Fukada, Web Master
> Honolulu Aquarium Society