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Daybis
07-17-2008, 03:03 AM
My Blood Parrot has opened up a lot today. She even let me take a few photos.

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KingFisher
07-17-2008, 03:07 AM
Very healthy looking fish! Nice photos!thumbs2:

Billythefish
07-17-2008, 03:26 AM
I told you she would be fine and just look at her now... Not camera shy at all is she lol nice going dude :thumb:

Daybis
07-17-2008, 03:39 AM
She has come around. If I make any sudden movement it still freaks her out, but now she is out and about. Thanks again for all of your help and thanks for the comments!

Sharkman
07-17-2008, 05:22 PM
very nice looking. I love her deep orange/red color. I hope mine open up like that soon.

Daybis
07-17-2008, 05:53 PM
Thanks! I had a bad dream about her colors last night, I had a dream she turned out being a dyed Jellybean BP. Hehe... I'm paranoid...

angelcakes
07-17-2008, 05:54 PM
nice parrot...beautiful coloursthumbs2:

Ryuu
07-17-2008, 05:56 PM
Wow really pretty, there eyes make me always think there wearing eye shadow lol.

Lady Hobbs
07-17-2008, 09:57 PM
She's very pretty and looks like she's digging her new home.

Here's my kids. Very funny they are. One swims to the other side of the tank and the other rushes right over there too. They are inseparable.

Billythefish
07-17-2008, 10:33 PM
Nice bp's hobbs, is that a pecu at the back?

Lady Hobbs
07-17-2008, 10:39 PM
Silver Dollars. No pacu for me!

Daybis
07-17-2008, 10:51 PM
They looks great hobbs. I hope mine stay as colorful as yours.

My GBRs arrived today. They are warming up to the tank. I was in a bit of shock when I picked them up though. I asked the pet store to call me when the arrived. I called them about the time they arrived. They said they wouldn't put them in their tanks at the store and they didn't. They arrived via cargo truck with the rest of the stores stock, but the bag was filty dirty, they were pale in color, and I could tell they did not like being in the bag. I got them home and I could tell they were stressed out from the trip. I am leaving the lights off the rest of the evening, but I can't wait to see how they turn out. A few of them, even with the lights off I can tell are well developed.

Lady Hobbs
07-18-2008, 01:22 AM
Good for you. They will be fine and start coloring up in some clean water and the stress removed from them.

Daybis
07-18-2008, 03:25 AM
Awesome. Greatly looking forward to it. Some of the bigger have been exploring the tank a bit tonight.

donvichu
07-18-2008, 11:27 AM
NIce parrot you have there thumbs2: thumbs2:

Lady Hobbs
07-18-2008, 01:30 PM
They looks great hobbs. I hope mine stay as colorful as yours.



There's no reason for them to fade at all and your parrot should hang onto the color he has now. I had just cleaned the tank when I took that pic so the one is faded a bit more now than usual. He goes from a dark gold to a burnt orange. When stressed, he fades out a bit but color returns in minutes. At spawning time, he becomes almost red.

sandy_n
07-19-2008, 02:52 PM
Love your bp. Beautiful color. :thumb:

Lady Hobbs
07-19-2008, 05:58 PM
I'd like two more myself but I just don't know how my guys would take to others.

Daybis
07-20-2008, 03:43 PM
When I get a larger tank, I would like to get another one. My BP is just so full of personality.

Sharkman
07-29-2008, 05:00 PM
hobbs, you mentioned that you've seen them spawn. Could you list some of the things your parrots do when they spawn, mine have been acting a little differently lately but im not sure if its anythin.