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I really, really want to try my hand at breeing my own parrot babies. I have 2 parrots which I know are female (have previously spawned with male parrots) and have just bought a young (hopefully) male red devil. I was thinking of adding both females to the tank so that he can take his pick and then remove the extra female.
Does anybody have any experience with this? Is there anything I should do to encourage them?
Hello everyone..I am new here and this is my first post. Im sorry but im gonna jump right in because I am desperate for help.I have a 2 year old blood parrot..she is in a 55 gallon tank with 4 redfin tetras and 3 glo fish. They all get along just fine.. Lately, Ruby..My blood parrot has been staying at the surface in the water flow from the filter. She also has been twitching her anal fins and flashing. It almost looks like she shakes her head at times also.
After three years, my blood parrot cichlid began laying eggs. She's the only fish in her tank and always has been. Previously, I'd read the fish wouldn't lay eggs without a mate present. Has anyone else ever had a fish begin laying eggs alone? Is there a "maturation" age for fish? Are there water conditions that suddenly triggered my fish to begin laying eggs alone? I don't really mind that she lays eggs since she's very (ew) diligent about cleaning them up.
Does anyone have any cant miss remedies or ideas on how to get your water crystal clear. I follow everything to the "T" I even have two filters in a 55 gl tank, a fluval 305 and aqua clear 70 it drives me nuts I cant get my tank to be crystal clear no matter what I try! Any help out there?
ok, i have 3 beautiful parrots, one male and 2 females. I have had many species of fish over the years but 2 huge parrots at a pet store of course caught my eye, they were a pink not orange and so clumsy and funny to watch, thats when I fell in love with them!! Their my water puppies, I have them hand tamed to actually come into my hand to be gently petted and played with. My daughter and husband could not believe how tame and lovable they are. Anyway I just want to make sure i'm right, but every month the spawn and lay eggs and have their own caves of sandstone
I have a 48 gallon freshwater aquarium with a few platys and swordtails, I just found out that there are dwarf parrot fish Does anyone know how large they get?I,ve heard 2" I do not want to buy them only to find out they get big
I rescued a pair of parrots about a year ago. They were in a 25gal tank. I put them in a larger tank (55 gal) there are no other fish but them. Hal (the bigger one - 9") is very larger, and Cupcake is only a third of his size. They've got along very well. But, over the past 3 months I've noticed he is more aggressive. I have put extra hiding places in for 'her', but no matter she always swims back to him. Over and over.
I have 4 BP for about a week now, I understand that they will hide at first but I have only seen one of them since I put them in the tank. The one that I do see will see me and almost kill itself trying to hide.
Is there anything I can do to get them to come out? When I picked them out they were the most active.
After 4 days of non stop chasing all the other fish in my tank and no sign of eggs I had no choice but to take my male parrot back to the pet store. I really felt that not only were all my other fish being abused but the parrot himself just couldnt be happy. For a good five days he relentlessly chased all my other fish trying to protect a nest that had no eggs and was abandonded by the female. He lookes so stressed out and I just couldnt watch anymore so I returned him to the pet store. He is now in a 200 gl.