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As the name, the discus fish has a disc shape, which can have liveries of different iridescent colors. It is a fish native to the vast area of ​​the Amazon River basin in South America, which has become a sight to be admired in aquariums worldwide. The discus fish belongs to the family of Cichlids ( Cichlidae ). With its flat and circular shape, it represents...

Posted on Jan 12 2021 - 12:01pm by fishexp
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The Red Melon Discus is one of the many strains of discus that through genetic mutation have produced through genetic mutations have created a reproducible color variation. This breeding work over the decades was able to selectively breed the discus to achieve what we now call the Red Melon Discus, Melon Red Discus or White face Marlboro Discus. Red melon...

White butterfly discus or White Pigeon Discus The white butterfly is the result of the selective breeding of the Pigeon Blood Discus fish. The red checkerboard design has been partially removed to leave only the pearly white base color. white butterfly is the result of the selective breeding of the Pigeon Blood Discus fish Tony Tan, the Malaysian breeder,...

Posted on Jan 9 2021 - 6:25am by fishexp
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The Red Cover Discus fish has a unique and interesting look. Red cover discus may have exhibit vertical bars. Its coloration embodies that of an artist’s painted faded techniques and imagination. This fish has the contrasting and translucent coloring of bright reddish-orange and rich yellows. The pale face, yellow in color, transcends into a striking reddish-orange...

Posted on Jul 15 2020 - 9:39am by fishexp
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Depending on sub-species, the Discus range extends from the Amazon to the Rio Negro Regions of South America. Discus (Symphysodon aequifasciatus) based on colored varieties result from controlled breeding. The Red Turquoise Discus is so named because of its striking turquoise and red stripes, red eyes, and red highlights on the fins. The Red Turquoise Discus has...

Posted on Nov 2 2018 - 5:34pm by fishexp
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The prominent member of the family of cichlids and more specifically of the genus Symphysodon, colloquially known as discus, is a genus of cichlids native to the Amazon River basin. The discus fish is considered by many aquarists as the most beautiful freshwater fish. The “King of the Aquarium” has a charm that goes beyond its beautiful colors...

Posted on Nov 2 2018 - 4:59pm by fishexp
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Types of discus fish For determining types of Discus, Normally We use Color and stripes the key. There are essentially two different categories concerning their placement: naturally occurring fish that found in the wild and Another is cultivated Discus, which are shades strip and colors that have occurred through generations of selective breeding. Natural...

Posted on Nov 1 2018 - 6:31pm by fishexp
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Snakeskin discus fish Snakeskin Discus: Developed from Turquoises discus with the fine pattern of lines or striations. Most Snakeskin Discus have 14 vertical bars (Whereas Turquoises discus  have 6 vertical bar). These Discus fish have a distinctive pattern of fine lines and dots on their gill plates. The Snakeskin Discus Fish Colors can divide Blue, Red, Brown,...

Pigeon Blood Discus Pigeon Blood Discus are a selectively bred or man-made species of Discus that typically have a creamy yellowish to the orange base color, highlighted by bright red eyes and trimmed off in black stripes and spots. Created in 1991 by Thailand breeder “Kitti Phanaitthi” (www.kittidiscus.com), Pigeon Bloods have a bright white, sometimes...

Posted on Oct 29 2018 - 2:01am by fishexp
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Photo gallery of Discus Majestic Aquarium Freshwater Fish Discus fish is swimming among mangrove roots in the dark water. Aquarium fish discus The flat body of aquarium fish helps them to quickly maneuver between obstacles, escaping from predators. Discus is a schooling fish. widespread in the Amazon river. See...