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how many red parrots can i put in my 60 litre/15 gallons tank?

HI TO EVERYONE

I WANT TO PUT IN MY NEW 60 LITRE TANK 2 RED PARROTS..
I KNOW THAT THEY SAY THAT MAYBE ITS TOO MUCH BUT I USED TO HAVE ALSO IN 60 LITRE TNK 2 RED PARROTS AND I HAD THEM FOR MANY YERAS
TELL ME YOUR OPINION
KILONIS
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Too small. I'm still setting up a tank but, if you look back at past posts from people with much more experience, they illustrate many reasons to keep the beautiful parrots in a much larger tank. Not what you wanted to hear but I think you should look into it further and make the choice that will give the fish a long and healthy life.


Nancy

WHAT ELSE CAN I PUT IN?
THANX

molly's, guppies, most small species fish. maybe even 1 angel. READ about all fish prior to purchase. This will prevent you from making an uneducated buy.

Other people that are part of this forum can give better information than I can. All I can suggest is reading a lot, googling on the internet for fish that will live well in a 15 gallon tank (I believe that's the conversion), find an appropriate fish that totally sparks your interest, and learn about that fish.

I'm in a similar position to you. I'm planning on having a parrot and discovering the limitations of my 55 gallon tank.

One mated pair of Angelfish would do nicely in that tank, assuming it is a tall format. Please let us know what you end up stocking the tank with and do include a picture.

I HAVE NOT DECIDED YET MY FRIENDS WHAT TO PUT INTO
MAYBE IN THE END I WILL DO PUT A PAIR OF PARROTS
I BOUGHT AN EXTRA STRONG FILTER 100 LITRES/HOUR
I HAD 2 PARROTS IN A SAME TANK FOR MANY YEARS,
I KNOW THAT MAYBE IS SMALL BUT I THINK WITH GREAT CARE AND THAT PARTICULAR FILTER ITS OK
THANX ANYWAY

are you not listening? your other parrots were abused and probaly did not live for the full extent of their life span which can be 12 years or more, this is due to your abuse. PLEASE SELL YOUR TANK> you dont deserve fish if you are not going to listen to anyone as to how much room they need and the damage to thier organs because of the small space.

HIDONOT GET MAD MY FRIEND..I SAID I MIGHT PUT 2 PARROTS...MIGHT...
I KNOW THAT ITS SMALL
SO IS MY HOME...I WISH I'D LIVE IN A PALCE BUT I DON'T!!!!
I THINK YOU'RE A BIT AGGRESIVE TO ME..I
THANX ANYWAY

It is pretty simple to understand that you dont buy a massively huge dog and by him and small kennel. I just think that you will sacrifice the health of your fish so that you can "have pretty fish" and that is lame. GET fish that FIT your tank. it shouldnt be an OPTION to make other LARGE bodied fish SICK by placing them in a SMALL tank..

HI AGAIN
I UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU SAY
YOU'RE RIGHT ANYWAY
KILONIS

You have enough room for one half of one parrot. Do not put parrots in that aquarium. Large bodied cichlids don't just need to cubic footage of aquatic real estate. THEY NEED WATER TO DILUTE TOXINS. Regardless of how much space they have or how good your filtration is, you will never have enough water to dilute toxins in that aquarium for a large-bodied cichlid.

Stick with your "what else can I add" approach. Rule out blood parrots.

http://parrotcichlid.com/node/15672

HI
THANX FOR YOUR MESSAGES
YOU'RE SURE POLITE NOT LIKE THE OTHER MEMBER
I WILL STICK WITH THE 2 ANGEL FISHES OR MAYBE SOME NEON TETRAS ALONG WITH OTHER SMALL FISHES
WHAT YOU THINK IS THE BEST ??
THANX ANYWAY AND HAPPY NEW YEAR
KILONIS

Consider it a role reversal; Nieko is usually much gentler than I am when it comes to animal welfare concerns. She's not impolite, she's just passionate about animals.

Incidentally, you don't have to be a parrot cichlid owner to be welcome here. We will like you just as much if you raise neons, which I think are a nice choice. I love to see large schools of them. I like all the small-bodied tetras for a 15, actually. Rummy nose and cardinal tetras are nice as well. One angel with a few tetras or a mated pair is another option, but not a pair plus a school of tetras; that would be overcrowded.

HI
I UNDERSTAND YOU AND NIEKO..
I AM JUST PASSIOONATE AS YOU ARE WITH ANIMALS ..WITH LP RECORDS AND I AM TOO ANGRY WHEN FOR EXAMPLE THEY TOUCH THEM WITH THEIR HANDS OR OVERSTOCK THEM IN A DRAWER.....SO I CAN UNDERSTAND YOU FULLY!!!!
I WILL LET YOU KNOW WHAT I'LL PUTIN...
MAYBE A SMALL ANGEL ALONG WITH 5 OR6 TETRAS OR PEARL DANIOS
WE'LL KEEP IN TOUCH
THANX SO MUCH
KILONIS

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