Sex of Axolotl

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Hi can u tell me what sex is my axie?
The coeca is visible, but the belly is round?
He/she is not bloated, belly has always been this round.
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Hi can u tell me what sex is my axie?
The coeca is visible, but the belly is round?
He/she is not bloated, belly has always been this round.
Thank you.
this is more or less the same problem i’m dealing with - i can’t tell if its a female or just a late blooming male
 

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Hi can u tell me what sex is my axie?
The coeca is visible, but the belly is round?
He/she is not bloated, belly has always been this round.
Thank you.
Looks female to me. Some might argue male but my female looked like this. Then she laid eggs!
 

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Hi. Can someone please tell me what gender my axie is?
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10 inches... 5 years old
 

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I would guess female. Some females do still have a visible cloaca. The small size and shape of its body suggest to me that it's more likely female, but the only ways to tell for sure would be to take it to a vet or to have it breed.
 
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Can you say why? I thought she was a girl until someone said just that.
The body shape seems longer and slimmer than I'd expect to see on a female no seems shorter bodied and more rounded. I've have males in the past that are not so well endowed. Please do bare in mind I could be wrong, but this is from.My observations.
 
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