Category Archives: Discus

Current tank contents

After moving fish around today, I thought it would be a good idea to compile a list of what I have in each tank: 110g Malawi Peacock and Haplochromine tank: A half dozen mixed sex Protomelas taeniolatus “Super Red Empress” … Continue reading

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Apistogramma cacatuoides ‘Orange flash’ fry

I hadn’t seen the female of my pair of Apistogramma cacatuoides ‘Orange Flash’ in a while, which appears to mean that she has laid eggs. Yesterday, while doing a water change, I saw her hanging out behind the driftwood in … Continue reading

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90g current fauna (1/16/2010)

Here’s the current contents of the 90g ‘Brazilian Love Shack’: A Discus pair Apistogramma cacatuoides ‘Orange Flash’: An adult breeding pair, and at least three 3/4″ fry Microgeophagus Ramirezi (German Blue Ram): An adult breeding pair, and four sub-adult females … Continue reading

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Discus spawn update

When I checked this morning, there were still eggs on the leaf, and now there aren’t.  And we can’t find any hatched fry, either free swimming, or swimming near or attached to the discus.  So someone appears to have had … Continue reading

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Discus spawn again!

The discus have spawned again, this time on the rather narrow leaves of the Echinodorus horemanii ‘Red’. Now that I know you should leave a little light on overnight, so the discus don’t forget they’re laid eggs, perhaps this time … Continue reading

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