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Robert

This one shrimp has been puzzling me for weeks.

It has female length antennas but the body shape of a male. Today it is extra see through and i can see its digestive tract but is that a saddle or poo?

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CNgo2006

I have been having the same problem, trying to sex some of my mischlings! Wait until they poo it out then have a look or like mine the part where the saddle is, is thicker than the poo tract.

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2OFUS

Looks female to me

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Squiggle

Yeah looks female to me, but I'm still hopeless at it, lol. Looks too long to be a saddle to me, goes all the way to the tail :encouragement:

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OzShrimp

i would say its a female :)

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Robert
Yeah looks female to me' date=' but I'm still hopeless at it, lol. Looks too long to be a saddle to me, goes all the way to the tail :encouragement:[/quote']

ahahah ignore the long bit, its the beginning darker patch we refer to. Im just looking at my other shrimps and the poop doesnt usually congest in such a place, its usually just one line down.

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Robert

Heres a good example. This is a male blonde tiger:

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Note that the poo comes from the yellow center organ.

I think if the dark bit goes upwards over that yellow organ then it is a saddle.

Here is a saddled female:

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KiwiBigD

From the shape of the abdomen I'd have thought male myself

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ninja

Saddled.

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Robert

How sure are you of that ninja? Percentage wise.

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ninja

From that angle %99. Got a better pic, full side on?

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ninja

Is there a prize for guessing right, said prize being that shrimp?

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izzy

I'm glad you guys are good at sexing.

Ninja - I'll give you a prize if you can determine out of my two tigers, which one is the female and which one is the male :)

Robert - May i hijack your thread? I have the same issue with my two shrimps.

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Robert
I'm glad you guys are good at sexing.

Ninja - I'll give you a prize if you can determine out of my two tigers' date=' which one is the female and which one is the male :)

Robert - May i hijack your thread? I have the same issue with my two shrimps.[/quote']

Go for your life izzy, Make sure the head is clear in the photo so we can read the antennas. Ive been trying to sex my tigers for some time now and find them harder then normal crs/cbs

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ninja

Tigers are a lot harder to sex, unless they are mature, generally it's a undercarriage shape but no guarantee.

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BlueBolts

Both TB's and Tiger's are more difficult to sex. Everytime I need to sex them, I make myself a expresso and ensure I've got atleast 30min.....take a deep breath, think of happy thoughts, then do it ! Selling juvi's is the way to go !

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Squiggle
ahahah ignore the long bit' date=' its the beginning darker patch we refer to. Im just looking at my other shrimps and the poop doesnt usually congest in such a place, its usually just one line down.[/quote']

I see what you mean, definitely looks like a saddle with the new info that has come to light :encouragement: Well done Robert, can't wait to see when she's berried :victorious:

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Robert

Both sides:

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2OFUS

Bro put some more light on the tank and turn your flash off

,the pic will be much better

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2OFUS

From that pic though once again it looks female to me

especially the curve in the underbody

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KillieOrCory

Left side is a boy and the right side is a girl!

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Robert

The photo is with no flash and the light directly over the shrimp. Its because i lower the exposure to show more of the actual shrimp instead of pretty colours.

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izzy

HI All,

With Rob's permission, i'm hijacking the thread. I need help to figure out which one is a male and female out of the two OEBT i have.

Shrimp Number 1.

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Shrimp Number 2

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Sorry for the overload of images. Any help would be much appreciated.

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BlueBolts

No such thing as overload of pic on this forum....:-)

They both look female !

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Squiggle

Absolutely stunning shrimp izzy, very jealous :encouragement:

+1 Agree with BB, never too many pics :victorious:

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