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Old 03-15-2015, 10:04 PM   #1
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Is this normal?

My Cichlids have been digging these holes in my 75 Gallon. They're Blood Red Parrots that have been in this tank for a few months now. They've been doing this for a while now. I've seen them be aggressive, not to each other, but to my hand. This hasn't happened for a while. The larger hole was dug just today that I noticed after getting home. They like to hide (the larger more than the smaller). However, they do come out at feeding time twice a day. The smaller one first, then the larger. They use to be out a lot more, then they started digging and hiding more. So far I've counted about 5 holes varying in size. I've also seen them "kissing" Wednesday for the first time. So, is this normal? Click image for larger version

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The first picture is one of the largest holes. The second and third are the Parrots. The larger one is the one you can't see very well.


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Old 03-16-2015, 08:54 AM   #2
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That's typically breeding behavior. However, parrot males are typically sterile


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