Adult discus fish
As stated, discus are bottom feeders, and it does not take long for potentially harmful parasites or bacteria to end up on uneaten food, which could end up entering the gut of the fish. Discus prefer feeding off the bottom, which makes them more prone to picking up intestinal parasites. It takes alot of resources and energy to breed, HTH, al. First of all when buying a smaller discus fish you will need to pay much more attention to the overall water quality. We suggest waiting at least 24 hours for them to settle down before feeding them. This will increase the pH of the shipping water too quickly and expose your new arrival to lethal ammonia.
Discus colors and varieties
Care and Feeding
Our knowledgeable staff usually responds to any question within 24 hours. Mark says "Keeping Discus is simple, avoid known issues" Discus belong to the Cichlid genus and originate from the Amazon region of South America. I want a school of wilds in a gallon in my dreams. Getting a six-pack would make me want to get rid of all my current livestock and turn it into a dedicated Discus tank. Discus fish needs a varied diet to stay healthy and a monotonous diet will not only make them weaker, it can actually cause them to stop eating completely. TAP WATER this makes their care so much easier and means that almost without exception where ever you live in the UK you can keep these fish with a little understanding of their species specific care. The Stendker hatchery has the following water values.
Discus Fish And Aggression
Once they have stopped growing completely, the only thing you can achieve by over-feeding them is to make them obese. Frozen Cyclopeeze as seen in the video is no longer available. Regarding the number of discus for your tank, the general rule is 10 gal per adult discus. That's how I've found them in the past, so was a bit surprised when this posting appeared. My Koi which I raised from babies are 5 -7 lbs, and still growing 18ft x 14ft 4ft deep pond. Under sump 2-chamber filter.
Devotedly Discus Beefheart Mix 1. These more colorful fish are often the more aggressive in a group. Acclimation For those of you that purchase Discus from Chicago Discus online this is how we recommend you acclimate your new Discus. If you want to be on the safe side when it comes to nitrogenous waste, decrease the number of Discus down to instead. Water conditions for breeding should be slightly acidic, soft and warm with a pH of about 6.