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    tank looks good but your little blood parrot needs a couple of buddies or it will most likely continue to hide. BP's do best in a family unit of at least 3 :o)
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, pair kribs, & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: EBJD, congos, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
    Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
    Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492

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    Thumbs up for mentioning that! We have been looking at some jellybean parrot fish to add to the tank. The blood parrot we have is a beast though. He protects his territory nicely. I just made that cave when cleaning the tank and he took it as his own. Usually though he is out swimming around and enjoying himself.
    110 Gallon New World Cichlid Tank
    Tiger Oscar, Large Common Pleco, Blood Red Parrot, A lot of Black Convicts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AzCichlids View Post
    Thumbs up for mentioning that! We have been looking at some jellybean parrot fish to add to the tank. The blood parrot we have is a beast though. He protects his territory nicely. I just made that cave when cleaning the tank and he took it as his own. Usually though he is out swimming around and enjoying himself.
    BP's are entertaining fish and full of personality. My 3 are an inseparable trio and rarely show aggression so I'm thankful for that. They do like their own hidey holes though :o)
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, pair kribs, & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: EBJD, congos, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
    Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
    Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492

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    0 Not allowed!
    They are cute little buggers :)

    His aggression is solely for territory. There was a lot of convicts in there and it was difficult to claim any spot without fighting for it. I've reduced the stock dramatically so hopefully it's a lot better for him. As soon as we find some Jellybeans for a good price we are going to pick up 3 or 4.
    110 Gallon New World Cichlid Tank
    Tiger Oscar, Large Common Pleco, Blood Red Parrot, A lot of Black Convicts.

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    Just my opinion, but I'd never purchase any jellybeans as they are dyed fish. This means they've been cruelly subjected to injections by needles that are used communally on fish which also makes them more susceptible to disease and in general weakens them. The dye also fades after about 6 months. BP's are already hybrid fish and the dying adds additional stress to their delicate system.
    Sorry.
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, pair kribs, & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: EBJD, congos, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
    Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
    Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492

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    Really? That is disappointing. I thought they were simply hatched that way, but haven't done ANY research on it. I will do some reading up on them before any purchases are made. Thanks for the heads up.
    110 Gallon New World Cichlid Tank
    Tiger Oscar, Large Common Pleco, Blood Red Parrot, A lot of Black Convicts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AzCichlids View Post
    Really? That is disappointing. I thought they were simply hatched that way, but haven't done ANY research on it. I will do some reading up on them before any purchases are made. Thanks for the heads up.
    You're welcome and I'm glad you're going to do some reading.. This dying is ugly business. Too bad. They even tattoo some of them which is even more cruel.

    3 or 4 bright orange blood parrots will make quite a statement in your tank :o)
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, pair kribs, & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: EBJD, congos, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
    Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
    Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492

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    0 Not allowed!
    Yea I just read a bit about it. That's sad and I can't believe it's legal to do that in the states. I'll be passing on those jellybeans. Too bad really as they are great looking.
    110 Gallon New World Cichlid Tank
    Tiger Oscar, Large Common Pleco, Blood Red Parrot, A lot of Black Convicts.

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