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Red discus - Symphysodon discus

Red discus - Symphysodon discus

Scientific name: Symphysodon discus

Common name: Red discus

Family: Cichlidae

Usual size in fish tanks: 10 - 13 cm (3.94 - 5.12 inch)

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Recommended pH range for the species: 4.3 - 6

Recommended water hardness (dGH): 0 - 4°N (0 - 71.43ppm)

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Recommended temperature: 26 - 30 °C (78.8 - 86°F)

The way how these fish reproduce: Spawning

Where the species comes from: South America

Temperament to its own species: peaceful

Temperament toward other fish species: peaceful

Usual place in the tank: Middle levels

Feeding

As with other Discus species, the Red Discus needs a vitamins-rich food. Also use beef heart in order to help their colouration.

Sexing

Difficult.

Breeding

Egg-layers. They spawn on rocks or plants. Breeding is difficult since Discus fish use to choose partners.

Lifespan

Up to 10 years.

Pictures

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