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Discus

Discus

Description

Symphysodon, colloquially known as discus, is a genus of cichlids native to the Amazon river basin in South America. Due to their distinctive shape, behavior, and bright colors and patterns, discus are popular as freshwater aquarium fish, and their aquaculture in several countries in Asia is a major industry.

Family:Cichlidae
Kingdom:Animalia
Class:Actinopterygii
Scientific name:Symphysodon
Higher classification:Heroini
Phylum: Chordata

Specification

CategoryRating
Care Level:Difficult
Temperament:Peaceful
Color Form:Huge variety available
Lifespan:10 Years
Size:8-10 inches
Diet:Omnivorous
Family:Cichlidae
Minimum Tank Size:50 gallon
Tank Set-Up:Intermediate
Compatibility:Often compatible

Can You Keep Discus Fish Together?

Discus should be kept together, and those of different varieties will also school together meaning you can have great color variations.

A minimum of 5 is recommended, but more will look better and create a sturdier group.


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