Help sexing angels

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  1. Ammar

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    Hi All, I got these 2 angels, the previous owner said they were male and female, haven't paired up, I have no clue how to sex these, any help would be great. first 2 pics are the same fish

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    I read that females will have a rounded body, both these are not so rounded!! have a feeling they both male :mad:
     
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    few years since keeping angels but i am with @Ammar i skim you got a sausage party goin on, i could very well be wrong !
     
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    Anyone?o_O
     
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    1st and 2nd pic looks female, cannot make out the other.
    How big/old are they?
     
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    At a guess I would say both female. The male usually (but not always) develops a small nuchal hump. In Angels it isn’t always as obvious as in other cichlids.

    The way to make sure would be to catch them and examine their “bits”. :oops:
    If they the same, then they are not a true pair. Plenty of diagrams and photos on the internet of what you are looking for.
     
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    thanks all, i will take them out and try get pics of their "bits" :p
     
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    Put beer in the one side of your tank and a ladies magazine in the other. Males will end up on the beer side while females on the magazine side. Its how I sex my cpds. True story.
     
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    LOL!!! Its worth a try!!
     

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