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Old 28-03-2011, 11:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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How can you tell Male or female Koi? and is there any pictures or info about it?

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How can you tell Male or female? and is there any pictures or info about it?

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so no one knew the sex of you either until you grew up lol

and they have to be of a certain size or age i believe
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this is where bloodline can help , as some bloodlines carry the deep beni on males from a very young age , also males can produce milt from as young as 4-5 months old !!

fins are usually different , body shape can give indicators , the easiest way is to bowl the koi , turn it upside down and run your thumb with pressure , down towards the vent , aprox 1.5 inch from the vent , you'l see it , just dont lick your fingers afterwards lolz
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This could help what do you think? These pictures came from Duncan Griffiths



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well well well learnt some thing new again today, well done shevy
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I am going to have a look by bowling a koi and putting it in a bag and having a good look just to see if this is right
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Found something else This is worth a look
http://www.yumekoi.com/images/storie...-or-Female.pdf
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