Top 5 Discus Myths


So many fake stories are told about keeping Discus, mostly from people who don’t have a clue or have never kept Discus.

We will put to rest 5 popular myths about keeping Discus that have been around too long!

How To Quarantine Discus

It is vital that you quarantine Discus after purchase. Parasites can invade and destroy your happy Discus environment in days. With just a few extra precautions you can avoid disaster.

Read how to quarantine your Discus and what to look for before you buy Discus. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

How To Select New Discus

Finding great Discus requires recognizing a few key details. By focusing on these key details that are described below, I have found, owned and re-sold exceptional Discus.

In this article we share what to look for when selecting and purchasing new Discus.

Discus In The Wild

Keeping Discus is a great hobby and for some lucky few a profession. Success with Discus is simple, understanding where Discus come from answers so many questions. All who keep Discus can benefit greatly by learning the origins of Discus and their natural habitat.

In this article we explain a few key principles about the Discus native environment. Understanding these key principles will help in keeping healthy Discus for many years.

Buying Discus Via Classifieds

Some of the best deals and starter Discus you can buy are found in local classified ads. Sometimes hobbyist can turn out better fed and bred Discus than those found at the local fish store.

Really good hobbyist become great sources of information as well as a great source of Discus.

In this article we will talk about how to find Discus, what to take with you and how to strike a deal.

Choosing Discus Tankmates

Choosing Discus Tank Mates

Picking the perfect tank mates is super easy. Why? Because there are not many to select from! Discus require plenty of space to swim about and claim as there own territory. Avoiding naturally territorial tank mates goes a long way to keeping happy and healthy Discus.

In this article we talk about what fish make the perfect tank mates for Discus and some not so obvious choices to avoid.

Discus Thrive In Groups

Discus Thrive In Groups

Buying your first Discus can be a hefty expense if you are used to paying less than $5 for your Tropical Fish. Most Discus that come from good breeders and are healthy will sell from $25 for small and up to several hundred dollars for larger size Discus.

In this article we will talk about how many Discus to buy and why. Plus how having to buy Discus in groups is a myth.