Parrot Fish

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish' started by oceansurf, Mar 13, 2009.

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  1. s10lowrider1994

    s10lowrider1994 Feather Duster

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    Depending on how big he is, you may be fine with the 10g for a bit, but you'll need a bigger tank at some point as those fish are capable of growing to over 8 inches.
     
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  3. oceansurf

    oceansurf Purple Spiny Lobster

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    What is the minimum size aquarium for 1 specimen parrot fish ?
     
  4. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I have merged all 5 of your threads regarding parrot fish where this question has already been answered.
     
  5. steve wright

    steve wright Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi Amcarrig

    please bear in mind we are talking about a parrot fish?
    there has only been 5 threads, so IMO there are 3 threads left

    then all the pieces of eight can be merged

    Steve
     
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  6. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    :lol: You're too funny Steve-bot! :lol:
     
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  9. inwall75

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    Gotta love Monty Python

     
  10. oceansurf

    oceansurf Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Plants

    My parrot fish tank, now a 30 gallon, is thickly planted with plastic plants.Won't those have to be thinned out as the parrot grows larger ?You will not believe what I have selected as one of its tank mates. My veritail goldfish was being was being bullied terribly in my 10 gallon. It was just a matter of time before he would be dead. I googled goldfish & it said that generally they should be kept in water 0f 70F or lower, they would be fine in temperatures up to 84F. I put him in my parrot. @ first the parrot really picked on him, but it looks like they have come to terms today.In that tank, I also have 6 pearl gourmais & 3 cat fish. I would say it is fully stocked.
     
  11. oceansurf

    oceansurf Purple Spiny Lobster

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    How Many

    I have 1 parrot fish & 3 cats in a 30 gallon. He is just beginning to change color. I see a greenish ( almost turquoise ) color on his tail fin & on his sides. I guess he is not going to be one of the all powerful reds, but I'm sure he will be beautiful.
     
  12. oceansurf

    oceansurf Purple Spiny Lobster

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    I have 1 in a 30 gallon tank. The only other occupants are 3 cat fish.