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post #16 of 29 (permalink) Old 08-06-2012, 11:43 PM Thread Starter
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They thought they were getting fed, sorry guys, it's just a photo op.
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post #17 of 29 (permalink) Old 08-07-2012, 12:37 AM
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If you don't mind my saying so, your discus are far from show quality, but....hey, your tank looks great, and the plants are beautiful - good work !
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lol, never said anything about them being show quality, what a callous comment. Anyways show quality or not, they are my first discus I've owned and I'm happy with them. I won't tell them what you said. :P Not to mention when I ordered them I bought "assorted discus", I didn't want to pay top dollar and have a few hundred dollars die on me never having experience with them.
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I love your discus they are awesome. They look good in a planted aquarium and your tank is very nice. I wish I had a tank that size or larger.
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If you don't mind my saying so, your discus are far from show quality, but....hey, your tank looks great, and the plants are beautiful - good work !
I kind of took offense to that comment as well and their not my fish. Its kind of like telling someone their kid is ugly. Just my 2cents thats all.

I have a 90 as well with angels. Planted very nicely, good job.

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I kind of took offense to that comment as well and their not my fish. Its kind of like telling someone their kid is ugly. Just my 2cents thats all.

I have a 90 as well with angels. Planted very nicely, good job.
Agreed! Also a fellow 90 gallon owner with angels and boesmani's. Love the tank and the fish! I'm jealous because I don't have any
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My sincere apologies if you felt my comment was callous - certainly not intended to mean it that way. Shouldn't have said it, but it was a lol type statement.

I guess you didn't notice I was also complimenting you on your tank and plants in the same breath - and I simply thought you were well aware your discus were not great specimens - it was a tongue in cheek comment, but intended to help you out if/when you ever considered expanding your discus tank set-up. Guess it didn't come across that way.

I certainly don't have show quality discus either, which I admit, but they are good stock and may have some potential. My aquascaping skills leave a lot to be desired as well, and are well below yours.

Have a look at my tank if you care to - and should you ever feel the desire to improve on the quality of discus you're keeping, I'd be more than happy to try to point you in the right direction.
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post #23 of 29 (permalink) Old 08-07-2012, 01:55 AM Thread Starter
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It's no big deal, like I said I ordered the cheapest discus I could find literally, I wanted discus , but not ever having them and the stigma that goes along with them, I was cautious to buy more expensive ones. I didn't want to have to explain to my other half why a few hundred dollars just got flushed down the toilet lol.

But I'm happy with them, they have alot of personality. I wouldn't be opposed to buying better quality discus but these ones are my pets. I've enjoyed watching them and I'm in no hurry to part with them.

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OK, I hear you Silky, and can't disagree with your thinking.
All the best to you.
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post #25 of 29 (permalink) Old 08-11-2012, 08:33 PM Thread Starter
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Added some brazilian pennywort from one of my other tanks to help cut back on the light. Some of my anubias ( the one high up on the drift wood) are growing abit of algae. Trying to figure a way to help stablize the floaters, they are kind of tumbling in the flow at the moment. anyone have any suggestions?
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I used to have fish tanks. Now I have plant tanks.
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post #28 of 29 (permalink) Old 06-02-2013, 10:30 PM
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I love your tank. I have always always always wanted discus, but have never been in the situation to have a large enough tank. But I look at yours at the example, love it! beautiful, and I love the rainbows as well.
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post #29 of 29 (permalink) Old 08-07-2013, 07:23 PM
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Looking good man! What kind of moss is that?
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