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George
05-31-2015, 11:16 PM
I love the Genicanthus genus because males and females display different colors and patterns. With all the species in this genus, I like G. Semifasciatus (masked swallow tail) the most because males and females look like two species.
I have a female and male G. Semifasciatus for almost 2 years now. When I first bought them, the male was still in transition phase (not much yellow, little vertical bars). 2 years later, the male has completed the transition and becomes a beautiful fish. Better yet, in the last few months, I notice the male and female are engaging in courting rituals.
First some pictures of the fish:

The female:
http://i1139.photobucket.com/albums/n543/george915/Fish/masked%20swallowtail/c05f40b3-82f5-457c-a35d-91e82e010521.jpg

The male
http://i1139.photobucket.com/albums/n543/george915/Fish/masked%20swallowtail/9ce21012-6746-46e6-9be1-f3f79929a0c6.jpg

The pair

http://i1139.photobucket.com/albums/n543/george915/Fish/masked%20swallowtail/e4376aef-2bbe-4072-86a2-db7d2841daf9.jpg

And last but not least, a short clip of their mating dance.
https://youtu.be/SXerLoejDus

Myka
06-01-2015, 05:58 AM
Beautiful! They look big too! I love the Genicanthus genus as well.