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Old 12-11-2011, 12:24 AM   #1
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My discus

My new discus!! Loving them!

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Old 12-11-2011, 01:03 AM   #2
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Nice! They look awesome under that lighting, cool fish dude!
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Old 12-11-2011, 01:30 AM   #3
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Nice! They look awesome under that lighting, cool fish dude!
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Old 12-12-2011, 08:19 PM   #4
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Great pic. Do you have any other fish in that tank with them?
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Old 12-13-2011, 12:52 AM   #5
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Great pic. Do you have any other fish in that tank with them?
Yea I have angelfishes two XL marbles two xl zebras one koi angel XL , 2 pleco one mystery snail 3 blk lace quarter one quarter koi angel.
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Old 12-13-2011, 06:39 AM   #6
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Yea I have angelfishes two XL marbles two xl zebras one koi angel XL , 2 pleco one mystery snail 3 blk lace quarter one quarter koi angel.

Very cool.

I also have a tank with just Discus and angels.
2 red melons, 2 red turquoise, 1 white
1 chocolate angel, 1 blue angel, 1 gold,1 gold/black angel. The gold and gold/black have paired and lay eggs every 20 days in the tank.
also in tank are 3 panda cory's 2 clown loaches
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Old 12-13-2011, 07:29 AM   #7
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Wowww that's cool I hope mines pair up.
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Old 12-15-2011, 01:45 AM   #8
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Discus and Angels? I've always heard discus like to be w discus. I have a school of 7 large angels in a 135g, you think I could make a school of discus work with them??
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Yea I have angelfishes two XL marbles two xl zebras one koi angel XL , 2 pleco one mystery snail 3 blk lace quarter one quarter koi angel.
Cool what size tank??
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Old 12-15-2011, 05:51 AM   #10
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Discus and Angels? I've always heard discus like to be w discus. I have a school of 7 large angels in a 135g, you think I could make a school of discus work with them??
They can I have about 5-6 angels and 4 discus they are all fine with each other.
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Cool what size tank??
I have a 75 gallon in wall custom I did my self last month.

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Old 12-20-2011, 08:35 PM   #12
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What PH are you keeping your tank at?
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Old 12-20-2011, 10:43 PM   #13
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What PH are you keeping your tank at?
It's at 7 now even thou discus likes the ph very low in the 6 range but they seem to be doing fine I ll keep trying to bring it down some more.
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Old 12-21-2011, 03:48 AM   #14
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It's at 7 now even thou discus likes the ph very low in the 6 range but they seem to be doing fine I ll keep trying to bring it down some more.
I've heard they can handle up to 7.3 that is unless your trying to breed and remember a stable ph is better than a preferred.

How many discuss can I keep in a 54 bowfront ... Not to hijack the thread or anything?
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Old 12-21-2011, 05:25 AM   #15
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Honestly I don't know I'm pretty new at handily discus myself.

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Really nice looking fish mate.. I've always admired discus but have not yet tried to keep them ..
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Old 12-21-2011, 07:22 AM   #17
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Really nice looking fish mate.. I've always admired discus but have not yet tried to keep them ..
Thanks they are very sensitive but worth the extra work. I'll post more pics later today I have a 2" fancy discus who is running the tank wild very entertaining. Lol
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Ok looking forward to it..
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Beautiful fish! They look fantastic under that lighting!
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Thanks here my little guy but he swears he's running things he's a little bully I never seen a discus with a temper lol

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