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Blood Parrot Cichlid tankmates

Hey, I'm a new member and I was wondering about BP tankmates. I currently own a 30 gallon aquarium with an African clawed frog  and 2 corydora. I was wanting to get a blood parrot and an angelfish, would these fish and frog be good tankmates???

Thanx, everyone

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I would sugest either the parrot or the angel but not both in your size of tank, its really only bid enough for a blood parrot,one needs 30 gal to itself

I agree. An angelfish will get just as big as the bp.

I agree. An angelfish will get just as big as the bp.

Okay, well what about the clawed frog, would he be alright with the blood parrot?

from what I remember (although I have never had one)ACF are better housed alone, they can be aggressive and will eat many fish as they get older, a breeder has said that he wouldn't even put full grown plecos in with them, they are likely to nip fins so even if parrots are ok with yours it means no dither fish, they also like to hide so do parrots, I wouldn't but others here may actually have one and can advise you better

I'm sorry to post this here... but is there any reason why I can't post a new thread? It's been 2 days now that I can't...

must be your side, this posts ok

I currently have 3 african clawed frogs in with my BP and they get along famously. I have had african clawed frogs for years - they have never nipped fins - they have no teeth! They eat by swallowing whole - my main worry was whether or not the BP would be mellow enough for the frogs! - I have had this particular BP housed with gouramis, kribensis, cories, and guppies - and they never had an issue other than the occasional "bump" to move a fish along.

They have been cohabitating for a couple months now with out issue and I must say it is the coolest looking tank I have ever had.

Reasons why it works - the ACF will never be large enough to eat a BP...and due to the deformed mouth of the BP and this one's particularly mellow personality, he is not a threat to the frogs....
I do advise that you DO NOT keep ACF with cories - if they do attempt to eat the cories they could die - corydoras catfish have tiny spines on their fins that will shred the frogs internal organs!

But as for Acf and a BP - as long as you start off with the BP a good size bigger than the ACF,
I would say give it a go!

I will upload pictures of a moment of my tank - My BP, Sunkist, is a lovely orange color and you should be able to see my two albino ACF, my mottled/marbled ACF blends into the substrate

***NOTICE: I have an external hang on the back filter, and an internal filter - filtration is very very important because both BP and ACF are MESSY!!!






sorry for all the pics...just wanted to show my babies!

***NOTICE: I have an external hang on the back filter, and an internal filter - filtration is very very important because both BP and ACF are MESSY!!!

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