Md fish tanks 149 919 views. First discus are primarily bottom feeders and like to leisurely pick at food lying on the bottom.
It s obviously not a completely true biotope but i ve gone for a mix of fish.
Aquascape discus tank. Planted tank legends. This is another large discus fish one that also grows to 8 inches in length and height and also requires about 55 gallons of tank space per fish. If the food settles down into a mass of plants the fish won t be able to get to it and water quality problems will result.
This plant is ideal because it features very large wide long and broad leaves which is why it has the name amazon sword because each leaf looks kind of like a little sword. The discus fish belong to a tropical fish species and require certain temperature in the aquarium that emulates the warmth of fresh water river. Thirdly aquarium plants are a perfect hiding place for the usually shy discus fish.
A central hub for aquascaping techniques articles news and more. This subreddit is meant to teach and show the art and science of aquascaping which may include proper plant growth maintenance hardscaping water maintenance and conditioning. The final aquarium plant that works super well for any discus tank is the amazon sword plant.
Published on nov 21 2018 wild discus made there way to los angeles for a 1000 gallon planted aquarium we designed and installed in a private residence in west hollywood ca. We also hold a monthly contest for aquascaping with the 1st place winner receiving free equipment. Planted aquarium tutorial 55 gallon aquascape with discus duration.
Unlike other improvised tank decorations like rocks or driftwood the aquarium plants don t hurt the discus. Pigeon blood discus although this fish has a rather off putting name it is a beautiful red and white fish with a good splash of blue. Whenever discuses are bothered by whatever is outside the tank they can easily find refuge within the plants.
These aquascaping techniques don t work well for a planted discus tank for two reasons. All these will keep the discus healthy. For one this particular filter the 110 is rated for aquariums between 60 and 110 gallons in size making it perfect for a good sized discus tank.
This is my take on a amazon african river style biotope. Mix play all mix hai on. The warmth in the water can be provided with installation of heaters designed for aquarium.
Aquascaping a river bank style fish tank aquarium. Like we said the aquaclear 110 is one of our favorite options to go with and it is because it has many features and aspects that make it ideal for a planted discus tank we have covered some good plant suggestions here.