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I Know that blood parrot are hybrid fishis, but now they already spawning and attach the eggs on a driftwood, and i think they still have right to survive,
my tank is a mixed tank there are other african cichlid in my tank, my tank size is. 200 cm x 60 cm x 75 cm, this are list of the fish beside the parrot:
4 Labidochromis caeruleus
6 Melanochromis Auratus
6 Melanochromis Johanni
6 Cyphotilapia Frontosa
4 Nimbochromis Venustus
2 Convict cichlid
1 Synodontis petricola catfish
1 corydoras
1 black shark
2 apistograma cacatoides
4 Jewel cichlid

what should I do now, is it i have to move them to seperated tanks included their eggs or i just let the mother nature take care of them. I need professional suggestion here... :-?

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Well what I can tell you is that Cichlid parents are pretty good at taking care of their young, but in that set up I don't think they're going to last long. In fact, That tank is incredibly over stocked. The frontosas alone are going to grow large enough to be all that tank can accomdate, and add the Venustus to that, and you are going to have big trouble very soon. The jewel cichlids are also going to be trouble. I have never owned one that wasn't a complete monster.
A second issue is the over all mix of fish. You have fish from lake Malawi , lake Tanganyika , and Afrian riverine species (all from Africa with their own differing water requirements), plus a mix of central and south American cichlids which again have their own differing water requirements. Not to mention differing temperments.
You didn't say how big these fish are now , but if they're still small they won't be for long and that's when your troubles are going to start. My best advice is to set up some new tanks for them ( especially the Frontosa and Venustus) or rethink what fish you really want and return or sell everything else.
For the Blood Parrots, I would move them and the eggs but if they are starting to spawn then you could just move the parents to another tank and they will spawn again in there. The big issue right now though is making some big changes to your set up, because you wont have long before your fish start killing each other or dying from poor water condition.
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