The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - Flow rate for Discus tank
View Single Post
post #6 of (permalink) Old 12-09-2012, 05:46 AM
ngrubich
Wannabe Guru
 
ngrubich's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Charlotte, NC
Posts: 1,097
You'll get both answers. Discus typically like slow, constant moving water, as that is present in their "natural" habitat. However, you'll see quite a few people say that their discus love the flow from the return hose/overflow and use it as a treadmill at times.
My discus love to swim around in the flow from my powerhead/pump combo, but can get away from the water movement by hanging out behind the tall plants next to my overflow box.
ngrubich is offline  
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome