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    Cermet, how big is the discus in the fourth picture on the right. He looks nice and round but smaller?
    Mucky

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    Quote Originally Posted by MuckyFish
    Cermet, how big is the discus in the fourth picture on the right. He looks nice and round but smaller?
    Believe it or not, he is as big as the yellow one next to him/her. Because of the camera, she/he was lowering his/her fins. The other yellow one, not in the picture, is slightly bigger than either. All three are just under 7 inches. I have two blues as big as these and one blue over seven (a female, part of a mated pair.) I have a 'runt' in the tank who is somewhat over five inches - who you can see on the far left (third to the left), trying to hid from the camera but ready for any food that might fall his/her way ... .
    Knowledge is fun(damental)

    A 75 gal with eight Discus, fake plants, and a lot of wood also with sand substrate. Clean up crew is down to just two Sterba's Corys. Filters: continuous new water flow; canister w/UV, in-tank algae scrubber!! Finally, junked the nitrate removal unit from hell.

    For Fishless cycling:http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640

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    gorgeous fish! Would so love to have some but I will have to enjoy discus through photos like yours as I don't have room for a larger tank.
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, apple & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted:crown tail betta, neons, pygmy cory, clown pleco,apple & nerite snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, ottos,krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
    fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
    fish in cycling: http://bit.ly/1ILvcfp

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    Great looking fish

    I've always been temped to start a discus tank
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    Thankyou for sharing Cermet, amazing how deceptive pictures can be sometimes. I thought he might have been the runt. Sorry for doubting. I'll be using those pics to persuade my wife that I need a discus tank.
    Mucky

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    very nice pics and fish! thanks for posting!

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    wow! awesome, makes me want to jump into the Discus sooner than I plan. IMO, the best looking fish that are not in saltwater...
    Life is tough, it's even tougher if your stupid.
    If your not angry, your not paying attention...
    150G Cube FWLR (Morays) 75G Fresh (Bichers/Gourami) 24G Cube (Reef/Goby/Seahorse's/Garden Eels)
    10G Fresh (Beta)
    2 x 29G Breeders (cycling) to be ready for January 15

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    Man that looks great with the sand and plants. Great looking fish.

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