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Thread: Blood Parrot?

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    I have no idea what area blood parrots come from, so I'm putting this in the "other cichlid" section.

    Anyway.....so I was at walmart getting some dog food and came across some odd looking parrots in tanks. These were weird looking and I can't figure out whats wrong with them. They had two fins on the back and a stump for where a normal fin would be. All of them were like that. What gives??
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    Bp's are a hybrid man made fish thay are part red devil and some other fish that i cant remember lol, thay can come in a range of colours and ive seen tatto's on them in lfs before maybe the fin thing you have seen is a new way of making them look cool so thay sell

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    maybe you have seen love heart parrot? they are tailless. thats pathetic!



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    So Thats the new trend now is it hmm i cant see why anyone would pay for that exceptionally ugly fish!, the worlds gone mad, not happy with dyeing or tattooing the poor bp's now thay are docking them too it makes me sick!

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    Thanks Billy, I know what blood parrots are. Just haven't seen them with a tail like that.

    Blu-Ray, yep thats it! I felt horrible! Its not enough that some can't close their mouthes, but to make it hard for them to swim is just ridiculous!! :(
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    I bet you money they were Love Heart Parrots. They tails have been cut off to make them look like that. In other words, mutilated!

    Sorry...........just say Blu-rays post!

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    Yep, mutilated is right. They had distinctly cut the middle fin off and had two very short ones left. Barely able to swim right. Poor babies. And people just don't know any better and end up buying them. I am totally okay with parrots themselves....they are just a mix of two fish, but when they are physically mutilated by man, just to make it look like a heart, thats when its not okay to me. Just as bad, if not worse than dying a fish.
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    I would have to mouth off to the manager there.

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    Its sick what people will do for a buck. I personally think there should be a ban on buying these fish. People don't buy them they would stop mutalating the fish we so love! To bad most people impulse buy when it comes to fish.
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    Thats just weird. I dont think I like either blood parrot.
    CORRECTED video of my fish. This link works. For sure. Really.

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