myster fish - ready to bear?
Does anyone know what this fish is? It is supposed to be a flowerhorn, but is very round.
Is it a live bearer, or an egg layer?
I think it is ready to bear, as the stomach is distended and has turned very red. It has been clearing rocks from the base of a rock and a clear spot in the corner. It has also been swimming on its side and staying in the clearing.
It is in a large aquarium with a red king kong parrot fish. The red parrot fish has helped clear the rocks in the corner.
That looks like a parrot cichlid with the color of a flowerhorn. Never seen them for sale anywhere. Is this your fish?
It's a short body Flowerhorn. It's a mutation of the regular Flowerhorns. I've seen short body Texas cichlids too. I really don't care for the short body look. Just not my cup of tea.
Thanks for the replies. How long would a flowerhorn or cichlid carry eggs? What surface do they prefer to lay their eggs on?
Could a blood red parrot fish fertilize the eggs? How do you tell male and female parrot fish apart?
This is my fish. I got this fish, a large blood red parrot fish, and a elongated flowerhorn with the tank when I bought it.
The blood parrot and other flowerhorn fought so I sold the flowerhorn. It laid eggs about every 35 days.
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