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    Well, iwas thinking. my LFS has some jelly beans (bloodparrotxconvict hybrids) i've known about them but haven't found them anywhere. I researched and there's nto alot of info on them. But what i did ggather is that they're pretty peaceful and only grow 2-3" long. I wanted to get one for my 10g tank by itself. I looked on other forums and other posts by members said it would do fine. What do you guys think? there would be plenty of rocks and palnts so he doesn't get bored or course. I personally think it would work out great but i wanted your opinions before i decide.
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    I'm pretty sure Jellybeans are dyed.
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    well, jellybean is comonly used for Bp's that are dyed, but they are also BPxcon hybrids. i checked and they're not dyed. theres no unnatural color. they were all ranging from yellow to white. This LFS doesn't sell dyed fish.
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    Never heard of a non dyed Jellybean either .. do you have any pics?
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    Here you go. They're usually white or light gold because theyre bred with white male cons and red femlae bp's. It says dwarf, but that's just because theyre naturally small. Theres no dwarf variety. You can definatly see the convict in them tho, same as the lfs.

    http://www.aquariumfish.net/images_0...nvict_w090.jpg
    http://www.ratemyfishtank.com/images/thumbimg/422_1.jpg
    http://www.aquascape.co.uk/convict4.jpg

    Now this is what comes to mind when some people hear jellybean cichlid. this is called a jellybean/bubblegum blood aprrot, and obviously i would never by one. T hese are real blood parrots, not bpxcons, altough they do dye them too sometimes.
    http://zfishinc.com/freshwater/Jelly...20Cichlids.jpg
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    Wooooooo I just threw up in my mouth looking at that last pic...

    I have never heard or seen of the ones you are referring to - interesting - I love how you learn something new everyday in this hobby ;) They look like angels (as in real angels)
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    yea, i learn something new every day also. And the last pic really is disgusitng. especially when they take white ones and put lines on them or dots and dye there eyes and mouth.

    well, i think that i'll get 1 and keep it with the gourami or 2 and keep them by themselves. that would be a cool tank, but probably jsut 1 by itself, i liek the idea of a little "wet pet" and i don't want any aggression. They're $15 each. BP's and JB's are a little on the expensive side.
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    The jellybean and the bubblegums are often mixed up and thought to be the dyed parrot. But as tropfish said, the jellybean is a cross between the female bp and the convict cichlid.

    The male bp is infertile but the female can breed, and does, with the convict and other species.

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    also, since its male con and female bp, most Jellybeans are fertile.
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    they arent dyed, my lfs is loaded with them. im sure one in a 10g is fine

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