Males can get stress stripes. My formerly-female-but-apparently-is-a-male male always got stress stripes when I cupped him/her for water changes. He would also make big poos for some reason.
Octavius - Male Halfmoon [02/19/11]RIP
Nero- who had been living under the moniker of "Hestia" for the past two months. Poor boy. [02/28/11]