Discus Fish – Breed information & care

Do you know ? Discus fish have a bit strange form of parental care, the adult discus fish secrete a mucus like substance on their skin to enable its young ones to feed on it for nourishment. The Discus fishes are abundantly found in tributaries of the Amazon River in South America. Discus fish have a bit strange form of parental care - the adults secrete a mucus like substance on their skin to enable the young ones to feed on it for nourishment. Some reports indicate that both parents are involved in the care of the young, taking turns in looking after the babies. The discus fish is also known as cobalt fish Discus fish Genus -  Symphysodon  Family -  Cichlidae (order Perciformes), characteristics - compressed, disk-shaped body. Discus Fish Habitat Discus fish is naturally a carnivore type fish, It feeds on small fish and fry, worms and aquatic insects. Discus fish are difficult…

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