Sexing Keyhole

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Hi can anyone help with sexing this keyhole Cichilid please?
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Looks pretty young, any pics more side on or ones that show the dorsal and anal fins?

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Just realised I never came back to this thread, he/she is a bit more grown up now, any ideas?

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No expert on keyholes, but judging by the fins and the extensions on the dorsal, I’d say its a male :)
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Gingerlove05 wrote: Sun Jan 03, 2021 21:55 pm No expert on keyholes, but judging by the fins and the extensions on the dorsal, I’d say its a male :)
I also agree, male. ::thumbu::
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My gut feeling was a male too, I've had such rotten (or good however you look at it) luck with these from buying a small group, ended up with a breeding pair, gave them to a breeder, then must've been left with males because one was terrorising the other, now just left with this chap, feel a bit sorry for it being on it's own it hangs around with the Bolivians, I probably should rehome it but it's such a nice fish think I'd watching wander round the tank.

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