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    is 6 discus a good number for a 150 G tank ?

    I would like to go get some more but I want these fish to end up being as big as possible which will require lots of feeding obviously. Plus I want to add in some smaller fish.

    My LFS has an adult blue turquise and a pigeon blood .They both look amazing .I cant wait to see some wilds in a fish shop.

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    Super Red San Merah.

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    Most people say 10G per fish for discus so you could go a little higher in my view so long as you leave adequate room for tank mates if any and I would suggest leaving some spare capacity as suits your confidence and experience level.

    Unusually I have nothing more to add...

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    If I get 6 discus fish what are the chances that a breeding pair will form ? because I actualy dont want any fry because I wouldnt be able to look after them

    how can I stop my discus from breeding ?

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    Once they mature you could trade away the males or the females.

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    You also don't want them breeding if you have mixed strains. Those are the cheap ones the fish store sells. Breeders do not mix their strains.

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    hi guys ,2 questions

    whats the best way decorate a discus tank with no substrate ?

    and is their a solid orange strain discus fish ?

    thanks for any repsonse

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    It seems that a natural type background with some depth in the picture may help reduce shyness/timidity. Yes I've seen pics of orange or near full orange buti forget the names the strains were under. Orange but more yellow towards the extremities. Each to their own but I think solid coloured discus look better when the fish has a little variation in the finnage area.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MCHRKiller
    Wilds always look best. Alenquer, Tefe Green, Heckles....
    Totaly agree with you.

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    I just put some driftwood and fake plants into the tank and ph has gone down really low.It reads as 6 which is as low as my testing kit can read.Does this mean that I have to take the driftwood out ?

    thanks for any response

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