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jonny steele 07-03-2010 10:31 AM

Blood Parrot Laid Eggs!!!
 
Ive never had a fish lay eggs before and my parrot just laid them on a rock. She has become extremely protective and watches over the eggs. I know that they generally cant reproduce, but i want to try at least. Does it have to be another male parrot, or can any fish fertilize the eggs? If another male is needed, ho wdo i tell a male from female at the pet store?

findingjohn 07-03-2010 09:30 PM

That is so cool that your fish had little ones. As far as I know you need a male to fertilize the eggs

findingjohn 07-03-2010 09:31 PM

That is so cool that your fish layed eggs. You do need a male in the aquarium to help with mother nature.

jonny steele 07-04-2010 01:00 PM

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Originally Posted by findingjohn (Post 416983)
That is so cool that your fish layed eggs. You do need a male in the aquarium to help with mother nature.

Damn, how do i know how to pick a male blood parrot? What about other chichlids, can they fertilize the eggs, or does it have to be a blood parrot


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