I've had Einstein since mid-July. No clue if it is male or female but I've assigned it a "he". He is around 3 inches long and lives in a 30g with 2 Emerald Corys and 1 Leopard Pleco. He has been fine with them. My question is about his aggressive behavior towards ME. He has become more and more aggressive towards my hand when I am rearranging or cleaning his tank. It doesn't hurt, per say, but it scares the crap out of me and he has become pretty relentless.
After months of posts about my female acting like shes laying eggs but never was I able to see any, I finally know why. I recently purchased this driftwood cave like thing for my tank. Its big with a few different ways in a few different ways out and the coolest ornament my tank has ever seen and for a hundred bux you know this things gotta be nice!
I don't actually have the parrots -yet- but I absolutely plan on getting two of them. My question is this:
The current pH in my tank is 8.2. Through research, I've found that this is a bit too high for parrots. My problem is that I live in Ohio, and our water is just...hard as heck.
How do I soften it? Do I actually need to soften it, or would they be okay with that? I found something about peat moss but it didn't really say if you had to plant it or what to do with it...
My biggest Parrot has become lethargic overnight. He is usually the boss of the tank, first to greet me when I come near the tank, first to get to the food. I noticed last night that it now hides all the time and does not come to me with the other fish when I come near the tank. At feeding time he doesn't look too interested in food. He may eat a little, but then spits it back out and thrashes around. This is a greedy fish who can eat a pea whole, never spits out anything.
In my past posts I talked about my female parrot going through the whole egg laying process without delivering eggs. She paired off with a male at first that I had to return to the pet store a while back because he became really aggressive. Then she paired off with what at the time I didnt know if it was a male or another female. The other fish hung out with my female Parrot going through the motions and then going their seperate ways once my female either laid eggs and ate them right away or just went through the whole process but just never laid eggs I dont know I never saw eggs.
Hi! I purchased a parrot cichild last month on the 15 along with a bala shark. Well the bala shark died. It stopped eating. Let me say this is my first time having any kind of animal or pet. I didn't know that 1 fish had to be in a 30 gallon tank? Do I have a few days to work on buying this 30 gallon tank? Any who my cichild has been in the 5 gallon tank alone. Just recently she has started displaying black spots. I don't want my fish to die. I feed her tropical fish flakes. I don't know what to do? Oh yea I checked the ph level and its 7.5 my water temp is between 76-78.
Hi I have 2 blood parrots and they seem to be really shy and they lay at the bottom of the tank sometimes they swim and eat fine they also seem to be breathing heavy please help
tank is 250 liter with fluval 305 filter I have done a water check and everything is fine they are housed with 2 dwarf gouramis 4 columbian tetra red spotted plec youl loach and ruby shark
So I am wanting ONE parrot cichlid and I have a 16 gallon aqueon bowfront tank with everything in it and it has been up and running now for over a week. I was thinking about getting a juvenile which the ones I'm looking at ranges between 2-4 inches. I know they can get big AND that is why I have a 55 GALLON acrylic aquarium too...so I hope someone can give me some advice and if they can't get in the 16, can someone give me some other EXOTIC fish recommendations???
I'm looking to purchase 3 blood parrots probably next week, but before I do, I want to know that everyone will coexist happily. So I wondered if I should get all three the same sex, or how that should work.
Theres another site if it's ok with parrotcichlidgirl I would like to share it with everybody. Its just a site that has stories of people and their pet Blood Parrots. I think its an old site with old postings I think the most recent posts were in 2010 or 2011. It is by no means a site like this one, which is the best Blood Parrot site on the web in my opinion, it's just a bunch of stories that are funny, interesting that I would like to pass on if its ok.What you have to do is put in a search for Blood Parrot animal stories and thats one of the things that comes up.