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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-26-2004, 01:28 AM Thread Starter
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parrot cichlid eggs - only one fish?

Hello all.

My parrot cichlid has laid a ton of eggs on one of my rocks. The thing is, there isn't another parrot fish in the tank! I am new to fish breeding. I am guessing that the fish lays eggs and a male will fertilize them? Anyways, she is gaurding the eggs with her life lol. What should I do??
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-26-2004, 01:29 AM
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Not much you can do.... Most Parrot cichlids are infertile anyway so I wouldnt worry too much about it.. even i fyou had a pair odds are they wouldnt ever hatch
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