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Old 07-12-2008, 07:23 AM   #1 
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How can I tell if my Betta's a boy or girl?

When I bought my Betta, it was a spur of the moment thing. I didn't know anything about them. So now I can't tell what their sex is!!! Can anyone help me out? :(
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Old 07-12-2008, 08:51 AM   #2 
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the males are the ones with the long pretty fins and vibrant colors. the females are smaller with little fins

goole image male bettas and female bettas =)
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Old 07-12-2008, 07:13 PM   #3 
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male; big long fins for "showing off against opponents female; small for ummm swimming i guess.
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Old 07-13-2008, 11:12 AM   #4 
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There are short-finned male bettas as well. Finnage is really not the best way to tell a bettas gender.

Check this:
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Old 07-15-2008, 01:03 PM   #5 
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I always thought fins were the way to go... Wow...
That link was VERY helpful! Thanks!
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