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    Thread: G pulchra Male?

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      G pulchra Male?

      My little pulchra molted today and is looking all black and shiny.

      Put the molt under the microscope and here's what I got. I'm guessing its a male. There's just nothing there, am I right? Please let me know your opinions.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Nils S View Post
      Put the molt under the microscope and here's what I got. I'm guessing its a male. There's just nothing there, am I right?
      How big is your pulchra?

      I'm not seeing any spermathacae, so it's looking male to me.
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      I would think that if it is big enough to be so black, it should be easy to sex the molt.

      So, I would say you have a boy there.

      I hope you have a date lined up for him somewhere. We definitely need more of these in the hobby.

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      Toss the male in, take him out of the water dish in bolus form the next day.

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      Looks make to me.

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      My guess is male. My little G.Pulchra molted today as well.
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