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  • discuspaul's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:55 PM
    Yes, that would be interesting to know, as well as what you're planning for that tank - which I estimate to be approx. 450 US gallons.
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    Yesterday, 05:00 PM
    Using the calculator, if your tank is truly 8' long (equal to 96") X 2.5' wide (equal to 30"), then the required amount of sand for 2" of...
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    02-18-2017, 04:33 PM
    discuspaul replied to a thread Discus flashing!? in Discus
    I've said it before, and I'll say it again: Lots of fresh clean water (large daily wcs) very often results in significant improvement of a host of...
    39 replies | 478 view(s)
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    02-16-2017, 03:33 AM
    discuspaul replied to a thread Discus flashing!? in Discus
    Yes fishlove, you are quite right in your thinking - water quality issues are usually, and most often, the main cause of the onset of ill health in...
    39 replies | 478 view(s)
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    02-15-2017, 03:32 PM
    discuspaul replied to a thread Discus flashing!? in Discus
    Sorry for the bad news fishlove, but it's really too late to consider getting & setting up a QT tank now - the potential cross-contamination damage...
    39 replies | 478 view(s)
  • discuspaul's Avatar
    02-14-2017, 03:45 PM
    Both Fish Fanatic and Rocksor have made some very good points regarding the apparent spike in nitrates, and the possible reasons therefor, as well as...
    61 replies | 557 view(s)
  • discuspaul's Avatar
    02-04-2017, 03:19 PM
    Congrats to the 3 new Mods..... and many thanks to Matt for a job very well done over a long time !!
    27 replies | 500 view(s)
  • discuspaul's Avatar
    01-24-2017, 02:37 PM
    Have a great day today ! Hope you enjoy.
    26 replies | 403 view(s)
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Surrey, B.C., Canada
Interests:
Discus-keeping; Cooking
Occupation:
Retired Banker
About Me:
I've been fishkeeping on & off, for over 50 years, since I was a kid, both fresh and salwater. I noe concentrate only on discus-keeping.
Gender:
Male
Orientation:
Straight
Ethnicity:
French-Canadian
Smoker:
Undisclosed
Marital:
Married
Drinker:
Undisclosed
Education:
Graduated College
Children:
2
Aquarium 1:
75 gal discus tank;
Aquarium 2:
10 gal community tank
Aquarium 3:
I don't have a third aquarium.
typeof:
Freshwater
Rest of Your Aquariums:
I don't have more aquariums than that/those described above.
Favorite fish:
Discus
Fish I have bred:
Tetras, Angels, Barbs, Danios, Gouramis, Bettas, and all live-bearers.
Best advice:
Do your homework before starting an aquarium.

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  1. Great advice you have Judi ;-)

  2. Welcome to AC - you have some great discus photos!

  3. welcome to the community!