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Old 24-04-09, 06:30
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In order for a member or members to help you properly identify your fish the following are general requirments.

1. A topographical photo is somtimes required in order to sex certain species and aids in members being able to visualise you fish properly.
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2. A side view photo is extremely helpful in identifing certain features on your fish such as pattern, dorsal rays, and in regards to sexing head length.
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3. A close up of odontodes is among the most reliable ways to sex the majority of Lorricaridae species.
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4. A ventral photo required in some species where odontodes are not reliable and the genital papilla is among the only options.
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Lorricaridae display fright colouration and can often be confused with other species, in order to make your identification more reliable a picture in the aquarium while comfortable can help.

The pictures are best taken in a clear container with a white background.
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Old 11-10-09, 10:05
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thanks mate, useful info
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