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Old 18-02-2016, 10:26 AM   #1
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Default hermanns male or female?

Need some help sexing my hermanns please. I had been told female by a few people on a facebook group, but somebody replied saying that he/she has male scutes but a female tail, and this is why I was struggling to sex him/her myself, he/she doesn't match the pictures I am googling for male or female?!

What do people think? Hatched 2011, is 200 grams and 9.7cm long.



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Old 18-02-2016, 02:02 PM   #2
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Both female
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Old 18-02-2016, 02:40 PM   #3
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I agree with Suze; she looks to be female.
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Old 18-02-2016, 05:16 PM   #4
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Old 18-02-2016, 06:45 PM   #5
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Definitely female.

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Old 19-02-2016, 11:39 PM   #6
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Looks like a lovely lady to me to!
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Old 20-02-2016, 10:38 AM   #7
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Oh I see, it's just one tort. Oops silly me, but still saying female.

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Oh I see, it's just one tort. Oops silly me, but still saying female.

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Nothing to do with your dyslexic brain it's your age as I put both to start with then changed it.
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Old 20-02-2016, 12:35 PM   #9
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ooh its like gold dress green dress blue dress white dress... Think female too. Am I right in saying that the scutes on a male are more pointing downwards - I always think about the gap which would allow an egg through. Imust admit I find sexing hermanns the most difficult. CB
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Old 20-02-2016, 12:43 PM   #10
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I said it's a lady because the tail is really quite small. On a hermann that size I'd expect a male to have a bigger and fatter tail.

My method wasn't very scientific!
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