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Just got started with discus fish, and altum angel fish

Discussion in 'Fish & Aquaria' started by FloraFauna.com, Nov 6, 2019.

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  1. FloraFauna.com

    FloraFauna.com New Member 5 Year Member

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    Hi Tortoise Lovers,

    I'm a longtime member wanting to share with you the fruits of my recent discus and angel fish project. I had a neighbor who recently moved out of state and gifted me his 100g aquarium. My imagination began running wild, and pretty soon, I found myself daydreaming at work trying to figure out the perfect combination of fish to fill it with.

    Should I get oscars? Jack Dempsey cichlids? Frontosas? The possibilities were endless.

    Pretty soon, I was fantasizing about altum angel fish and discus because the combination of these to majestic beauties together in the same aquarium was a sight that was too difficult for me to resist.

    Next, I found myself researching every discus book, article, and website I could get my hands on. After cycling my aquarium for 4-5 weeks, I decided to take the plunge and add some fish. I stumbled onto discus.com and was impressed by their customer service and return policy. After speaking with them on the phone, I was hooked. I placed an order of 6 wild discus, 24 altums, and 8 hybrid (cultivated) discus.

    I have had the fish in my care for 2 weeks. I have attached photos of my setup. Enjoy!

    P.S. I purchased my freshwater stingray separately. :)

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  2. Yvonne G

    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    It's very beautiful! I've always liked the looks of discus, however, don't have any aquariums.
  3. Maro2Bear

    Maro2Bear Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Wow! Impressive! No substrate? Beautiful fish.
  4. NorCal tortoise guy

    NorCal tortoise guy Well-Known Member

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    so cool! I have always wanted to keep discus but have yet to do it

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