Just cleaning the nesting site imo. I guess it just depends on if you believe a hybrid such as parrots should readily breed with fish like convicts. Imo it should be avoided when possible. I suppose there are those that disagree. The fry will be interesting in the very least, if they are indeed fertile.BloodlyMary92 said:She keeps spitting sand away from the eggs. And jw why shouldn't they be bred?