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Old 09-21-2011, 10:46 PM   #1
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Why does my blood parrot look so different that all the other parrots I see . I know he is not a jellybean one, what is he. He is very large to



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Old 09-21-2011, 10:51 PM   #2
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Not sure...but it kinda looks line a cross of blood parrot and severum and perhaps the more dominant genes were severum.
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Old 09-21-2011, 10:56 PM   #3
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I can't believe how big he is . The female looks just like him and I google him and can't find others that look like him .
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I can't believe how big he is . The female looks just like him and I google him and can't find others that look like him .


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Old 09-22-2011, 10:29 AM   #5
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Blood Parrots actually get quite large in length and depth. I think the reason you haven't seen some like yours is because A: Your fish seem to be fairly mature and allot of pictures you see are of younger fish and B: They are hybrids so every strain will be different and certain genes from the parent fish can be stronger in one strain vs the other.

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Yeah I guess I don't remember them having those little pointy faces, when they were younger ! Good call
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