How To Care For Blood Parrot Cichlids is a video that was made to provide more information on how to properly care for a Blood Parrot cichlid. We talk about how to raise Blood parrots into happy healthy fish be explaining their needs.
The Red Parrot cichlid fish is a super personable fish. Learn about how to care for your red parrot cichlid. We discuss how to properly set up a Blood Parrot cichlid aquarium fish tank, Talk about what to feed, what tankmates work and how many to keep in an aquarium. Join us in a video explaining the fading process and how to raise a Red parrot fish from juvenile to adulthood.
We also look at basic requirements of proper blood parrot fish care and go over minimum tank sizes recommended to house red parrot cichlids successfully.Blood Parrots require at least 40 gallons per single fish in order to really take care of Blood parrot cichlids properly. These fish are hybrid cichlids and can range in size. Though they aren’t the fastest growers, the freshwater parrot cichlid can range from 6″-12″ depending on type when full grown. It is important to provide them adequate space to grow to their full size potential.
Blood Parrot fish are known to be fairly aggressive like most central American cichlids. They are territorial by nature and enjoy having hide out areas in their tanks. When setting up a red blood parrot cichlid fish aquarium it is ideal to provide multiple nesting areas and hide outs.
Freshwater blood parrot cichlid care can be very rewarding. Blood Parrots are super inquisitive, curious fish and are a lot of fun to keep. They can live anywhere from 5-10 years plus with optimal care.
We like to feed our blood parrot fish high quality cichlid pellets that use whole ingredients. Foods that also have natural color enhancers can work well.
They are best kept between 24-28 Degrees Celsius. They are hardy and will tolerate a wide PH and GH/KH range but optimally they are best kept near neutral (7.0-7.5 PH) When caring for blood parrot fish, consistency is preferred over an exact target range.
Blood parrot cichlid fish will get to a decent size and produce a large amount of waste. Please consider this when stocking your aquarium.
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