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Red Turquoise Discus

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Red Turquoise Discus

Quick StatisticsTemperament: Community
Family: Cichlidae
Native To: Amazon River Basin
Diet: Carnivore
Adult Size: Up to 12″
Temperature: 80° – 84°F
Care Level: Difficult
Tank Size: 30+ gallons
Scientific Name: Symphysodon spp
Environment: Freshwater

The body of the Discus is round and laterally compressed, an unusual characteristic of the Cichlidae family which makes it suitable for gliding through tall aquarium grasses. Discus are vibrantly colored with vertical or horizontal stripes. The Red Turquoise Discus has stunning red and turquoise stripes with red eyes and highlights on the fins. Provide plenty of substrate, rocks and hiding spots, especially plants. Discus require soft water so a water conditioner is highly recommended.

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