My new tanks Cichlids, and my Betta community tank!

Discussion in 'General Photography' started by Kristen99, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. Kristen99

    Kristen99 Avid Member

    Hi guys I just wanted to share some projects I have been working on and now are complete I am vary pleased with both! The Cichlids are vary active as usual with an addition of my blood parrot Cichlid who at the moment seems quite shy. Here is my Cichlid tank and my Betta community tank along with some Mollys and Pleco.
     

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  2. kinyonga

    kinyonga Chameleon Enthusiast

    What kind of cichlids do you keep?
     
  3. Kristen99

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    I have two Firemouth two Peacock Cichlids and a Blood Parrot who is vary tarritorial at the moment he has found his post up spot in the wood hide away and will not leave. The third pic is the best picture I could get of him. Here are some of the others.
     

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  4. Kristen99

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    Okay I got a good picture of the Blood Parrot. Here he is in all his glory! He then retreated back to his cave haha
     

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  5. Kristen99

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    Just so relaxing to look at :)
     

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  6. kinyonga

    kinyonga Chameleon Enthusiast

    Do you have to have a separate setup for each kind? How many of each can you keep in one tank? Is here a ratio of makes to females that you have to keep?

    Your setups are beautiful!
     
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  7. CJ's Exotics

    CJ's Exotics Chameleon Enthusiast

    They are gorgeous! I heard of this aquatic plant in the dart frog hobby, the genus is Anubias. Perhaps you can try that! (y)
     
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  8. Kristen99

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    All the ones i have are male except for the two fire mouth. I house them in a 50 gal tank but will have to upgrade too a 150 gal if I decide to get more. I personally was worried about the blood parrot because they get pretty aggressive but he seems to just want his own space so I feel comfortable with having them all in one tank if I ever see signs of agression like chasing or fin nipping I will separate them though. I just love looking at them they are so beautiful to me and vary much like a zen feeling for me. :)
     
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  9. Kristen99

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    This is another new Baby of mine she is a 4 day old sheep I took her in because her mother rejected her I am bottle feeding her at the moment but she is gaining weight and vary happy she follows me around the house it's adorible she also loves my dog Ruger. This is sweet potato! I'm telling you if I could I would have a zoo!
     

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  10. kinyonga

    kinyonga Chameleon Enthusiast

    What kind of sheep? So cute!
     
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  11. Angelwolf

    Angelwolf Chameleon Enthusiast

    What beautiful tanks! You have them decorated beautifully, and your fish look great!
     
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  12. NickTide

    NickTide Established Member

    just a heads up... your African cichlids will likely whoop the snot out of the other cichlids when they get older. have another tank ready to go.
     
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  13. Kristen99

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    I will most definitely.
     
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  14. Kristen99

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    She is a Barbados sheep she is a little sweet heart for sure. :love:
     
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  15. Kristen99

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    Thank you! :)
     
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  16. kobo123

    kobo123 New Member

    I also keep parrot fish! The female actually just laid eggs so her and the male are extremely territorial/protective around them and fight the other parrot to keep it away haha.
     
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  17. Kristen99

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    Are they blood partot Cichlids? Mine seems to just want to stay in his hiding spot! Hah also I do see him come out every now and again they all have their "spots" now.
     

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  18. kobo123

    kobo123 New Member

    Blood parrots.jpg
    Yes, they are blood parrots! The one on the left is the female and the male on the right. To the left of the female on the log you can see the tiny little eggs.
     
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  19. Kristen99

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    How beautiful!
     
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