Introduction about Discus fish
The Discus is actually a large cichlid on the Amazon River within Brazilian. Discus and it is variants were initially defined in 1840 by Dr. Heckel as Symphysodon discus, that name is currently in use for the Heckel discus variant. Discus belong to the genus Symphysodon, which today contains 3 species: Symphysodon aequifasciatus (the green discus), Symphysodon haraldi (the blue/brown/common discus) and Symphysodon discus (the Heckel discus).
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The discus is a social fish and lives in large groups within their native waters, and it has a really advanced social behaviour; they’re mostly of the real schooling cichlids. Make sure remember this when starting care for discus; always buy a group of animals. They need the social interaction to develop their character to its best potential.