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    Default My First Wild Discus! : Manacapuru Red


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    Getting my first wild discus-- Manacapuru Red -- next week from John at Freshwater Tropical Online. I am going to be fish-busy! The Altums coming this Friday and the discus next Wednesday!
    Anyways, going to ease into wild discus by trying a few sub-adults before going with the trickier route of growing out juveniles.
    Here is a tank shot of the discus in vendors tank:

    They are not flashy like domestic bred discus, their colors are subdued, but I think they are amazing. The shape is also good for wilds.

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    Very nice. They are pretty, agree. So these are the exact individuals you are purchasing? That is very cool.

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    Awesome! Good luck with them.
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    Yes, the exact ones. I just got three.

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    I hope they do more than well for you.
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    I've always liked the wild discus in their original form more than the the tank raised color morphs ;-)
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    I only like Wilds. They are just naturally beautiful to me :)
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    They're beautiful - very-well shaped too. Congrats on a great acquisition - wilds are usually quite spectacular.
    You'll enjoy them - & you may want to get a few more.

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    Thank you! Since the order I placed for Altums fell through, I think your right, I should order 3 more. I will contact vendor and see if he has more. Thanks for the suggestion.

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