Black Backed/ China Wrasse

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Arruna

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Hey everyone quick question. Does anyone know how to tell if a Black Backed/ China Wrasse is a male or a female. Just picked one up from my LSF. I keep multiple wrasses, blue star, ornate leopard, and a ruby head thus far. All female still. But I can't find any way to sex my new friend.

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Hey everyone quick question. Does anyone know how to tell if a Black Backed/ China Wrasse is a male or a female. Just picked one up from my LSF. I keep multiple wrasses, blue star, ornate leopard, and a ruby head thus far. All female still. But I can't find any way to sex my new friend.

Video below if it helps?
Your wrasse looks to be female in the video. @OrionN had one of his females transition to male, here's a link to one of his posts showing what the transition looks like.
 
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