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Post Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 3:34 pm   What sex is my RES?

I'm a bit confused it was given to me by a friend
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Post Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 7:10 pm   Re: What sex is my RES?

Looks female, but depends on shell length too.
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Post Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 5:52 pm   Re: What sex is my RES?

I will try and measure the shell
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Post Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 11:12 am   Re: What sex is my RES?

looks female , shoooort claws and little tail are dead giveaways lol , my res male has a tail thats like half of him and hes got daggers for claws xDD
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Post Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 11:29 am   Re: What sex is my RES?

Lol she’s been pretty happy sometimes she will go up in the turtle topper and just look around or look at me and slide down again lol
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Post Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 1:02 am   Re: What sex is my RES?

Yea from the looks of her shes a she xD is her plastron flat ?
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Post Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 1:08 am   Re: What sex is my RES?

the-turtle-Girl wrote:Yea from the looks of her shes a she xD is her plastron flat ?

Totally flat? Nope
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Post Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 10:36 am   Re: What sex is my RES?

The curved/flat plastron tidbit doesn't apply religiously to RES or other aquatics since they mate in water and don't need the extra stability. If there is a curve, it won't be a reliable way to tell gender.
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Post Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 11:30 am   Re: What sex is my RES?

ohhh i didnt know that xDD well then haha , but from nails and tail i say female lol
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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 3:13 am   Re: What sex is my RES?

Yeah, that's what I think. Males will also have a longer nose/snout, but hard to tell sometimes.
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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 2:23 pm   Re: What sex is my RES?

O.o didnt know that either lol ..
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