Parrot Cichlid Tank Mates

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by Princethepurplebetta, Jun 22, 2018.

  1. PrincethepurplebettaWell Known MemberMember

    Hi guys! We're looking to restock our 80gallon tank soon. The tank only has 1 fish left in it. She is a 19 year old parrot cichlid. Her mate passed away a few months ago and we rehomed our green terror due to it being overly aggressive. Any suggestions for tank mates?

    Live plants
    77 Degrees (+or-1 degree)
    Sand mixed with some gravel
    2 caves
  2. AquaticJFishlore VIPMember

    You mean a real Parrot, Hoplarchus psittacus???
  3. PrincethepurplebettaWell Known MemberMember

    Oops haha. I mean a Blood parrot!
  4. AquaticJFishlore VIPMember

    Wow, if its really 19 years old, I’m impressed. To answer your question, if you’re sure it’s female, a lot of male South American Cichlids. Convicts (I’ve actually seen those two fish make hybrids), Red Devil, Redhead Cichlid, Firemouth, Severums. Also, I found the picture I took of the Parrot/Convict mix that was donated to us, along with the mom Parrot and 4 other hybrids.

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  5. PrincethepurplebettaWell Known MemberMember

    Haha im surprised she's lasted 19 years. And defiantly a female. She makes a nest and lays eggs every year :)
    And thanks! I will do some research on those guys and pick out some!

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