Information on discus fish
Scientific name: Symphysodon aequifasciatus
Common Name: discos, Queen of freshwater fish
Family: Alsacald Cichlid
The original home: the Amazon River
Behavior: classified as peaceful fish, but fierce time of spawning and mating
Maximum size: 20 cm
Temperature: 29c to 32c
The pH (PH): from 6.5 to 7.5
The degree of difficulty (DH): 4 to 12
Swimming places: at the bottom of the basin and in the middle of the basin
Age : It's may live in the ideal conditions to 10 years.
Discus Fish Aquarium
|Discus Fish Aquarium|
The size of the Aquarium is very important for this kind of fish, It must not be less than 200 liters which is placed 6 fishes small size (5cm) and should be a rule that for every 30 liters of water a fish.
2- Interiors Discus Fish Aquarium
|Interiors Discus Fish Aquarium|
The best use of wood for fossil utility that helps to reduce water hardness and also used as a hiding place for fish and form a beautiful and can be used to implant natural or artificial, and if there is no experience of planting and natural, Artificial is best if used implant would rather be a natural plant Amazon.
3- Discus Fish Aquarium Filtration
|Discus Fish Aquarium Filtration|
Discus Fish Aquarium Filtration is one of the most important things in Discus Aquarium must provide a strong filter to clean water and also to be a colony of beneficial bacteria.
The filter exterior is the best and spongy to, as they are not making a pilot water high like power head, which strain the fish,
and cyclical variability of water shall be 35% of the water once or twice a week, taking into account that water is completely free of chlorine and have the same temperature of water Aquarium.
4- Air pump
Air pump should be placed to provide a tub of oxygen.
Must be provided Aquarium by strong Lighting if it had natural plant.
However it should reduce Lighting as Discus stand out it's colors in the reduce Light
Should not increase the lighting for 10 hours.
Fish that are compatible with Discus
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