Discus fish aquarium tips

Having a discus fish Aquarium is one of the most beautiful furnishings you can have,making it hard to resist having one.
By: Mark Copeland
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May 26, 2011 - PRLog -- Having a discus fish Aquarium is one of the most beautiful furnishings you can have,making it hard to resist having one. Discus are great pets that you will want to keep in your house for display to your friends because of their vibrant colours that really are attractive.

Discus can be very expensive to take care of, because when you decide to keep or breed a discus you really need to have a close attention to them in order to maintain their good health. However if you really want to have discus, you will not mind the expenses because discus really are beautiful and they will make your days wonderful.

Tip #1 How Many discus Fish

You should know how many discus fish should be in the aquarium to avoid overcrowding. Usually it should be one discus for every 10 gallons. We should remember that always.

Tip #2 Discus fish aquarium

The tank for discus should be big because they grow very fast and become quite big. If we buy a small tank then your discus will not be happy and their growth will be stunted. So, we do not want that right?. Therefore, we should keep in mind that we should buy BIG TANK.

One more thing, our tank should be placed in a peaceful environment, away from noise and away from places with a lot of movement going on like doorways.  . In addition, you should not put your discus tank low down because discus do not like shadows that moving above.

Tip #3 Feeding Discus

When feeding your discus, you should give them the  right diet. You should feed them small amount of food than one large meal once a day. After you feed your discus fish clean all uneaten food to avoid disease to your discus.

Tip# 4 Aquarium Cleaning

In taking care of your discus, the most important thing you should remember is Water. The water of the tank should be cleaned and changed every week. In addition, you should always maintain the pH of your water 6.5 to 7.5 (Display); 5.5 to 6.5 (Breeding); 6.8 to 7.5 (Growing) and you should also maintain their water temperature which is 27.5 to 29 degrees Celsius (Display); 30 to 33 degrees Celsius (Breeding); 29 to 31 degrees Celsius (Growing).
Just always remember that taking care of a discus fish aquarium is so not easy, so we should learn more about how to keep or breed discus in order to give them good quality care.

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