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Thread: Red Parrot Fish

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    The peeling effect (or changing color) is the result of the red devil (a. labiatus) or midas (A. citrenellus) parentage used to create blood parrots.

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    You're going to LOVE your BPs. I took my cue from LadyHobbs because she loves hers so much. They are the most entertaining fish ever. Be aware that you might not see much of them the first couple of weeks or so. they are very shy and need places to hide to feel secure. but once they realize they're safe, they are very visible and playful.
    I've only had mine 2 months and they snatch peas right out of my fingers when I feed them on veggie day LOL
    mine are still babies but there's a video of them on page 18 or 19 of my journal (link in my sig line) if you want to see them interact with other fish.
    Have fun!!
    30 g FW planted:corys, female ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, rummies,
    15 g FW planted:2 male guppies, neons, pygmy corys, clown pleco, 4 types of shrimp, assassin snails
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rocksor
    This is a great link Rocksor. gogi, Heads up on the paragraph on stress spots. I've experienced that with 2 of my BP's shortly after I brought them home. it's worrisome to see the dark blotches but the end result was after a few days it all went away and the fish are fine.
    LHobbs also pointed out to me it's not a good idea to let them feed on the surface as the sometimes ingest air with the food and can potentially cause some swim bladder issues.

    as you can see - anyone who has them are pretty fanatic about how great they are LOL
    30 g FW planted:corys, female ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, rummies,
    15 g FW planted:2 male guppies, neons, pygmy corys, clown pleco, 4 types of shrimp, assassin snails
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    Thanks guys. They are shy most of the time but during feeding time they become Rambos. They dont care whose around lol. They are the only fish n the tank. Still thinking if I should or should not add other fish. I like it the way it is.
    Roll the Dice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gogi
    Thanks guys. They are shy most of the time but during feeding time they become Rambos. They dont care whose around lol. They are the only fish n the tank. Still thinking if I should or should not add other fish. I like it the way it is.
    sorry - I missed that this thread was started in august and you already had your fish. You probably know a LOT more about them than I do at this point.
    30 g FW planted:corys, female ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, rummies,
    15 g FW planted:2 male guppies, neons, pygmy corys, clown pleco, 4 types of shrimp, assassin snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
    fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
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    All I know is they are a bunch of weirdos that like dig, eat and sometimes swim funny. i love em!!!
    Roll the Dice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gogi
    All I know is they are a bunch of weirdos that like dig, eat and sometimes swim funny. i love em!!!
    yup. they are sassy, silly, funny, demanding little clowns. never dreamed I'd laugh at a fish. but then, I laugh at my snails and some of their antics so there ya go. I think I need help.
    30 g FW planted:corys, female ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, rummies,
    15 g FW planted:2 male guppies, neons, pygmy corys, clown pleco, 4 types of shrimp, assassin snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
    fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
    fish in cycling: http://bit.ly/1ILvcfp

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    Thanks for the gift! I bow to your experience so i wanted to be sure that i did not give the OP wrong info. - Silbar   Tx for all the help for me and everyone else! - angelcraze2   Rocksor knows cichlids! - Brhino   Can''t give rep points, but great job on the diagnosis/treatment - Boundava   Sending you a geophagus to  tank you for your analytical powers! - discusluv   

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    Quote Originally Posted by fishmommie
    This is a great link Rocksor. gogi, Heads up on the paragraph on stress spots. I've experienced that with 2 of my BP's shortly after I brought them home. it's worrisome to see the dark blotches but the end result was after a few days it all went away and the fish are fine.
    LHobbs also pointed out to me it's not a good idea to let them feed on the surface as the sometimes ingest air with the food and can potentially cause some swim bladder issues.

    as you can see - anyone who has them are pretty fanatic about how great they are LOL
    Sometimes the black areas are permanent.

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