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Hi Paul,thanx for sharing this beautiful pics,absolute stunning...
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Not a big fan of discus but credit where credit is do gorgeous tank beautiful fish

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Hi Paul,thanx for sharing this beautiful pics,absolute stunning...
Glad you both liked them .
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Love the fish want some but I gotta stil to angles for now until I get better and get better stuff

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Nice pics and fish! What lights are you running?


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Thumbs up looks great

Quick question, what size tank are those discus in? Im thinking of adding some to my 75 gallon. Pictures and tank look great.


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Hi Jeff - 2 X 39W T5HO's -7 hrs./day

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Quick question, what size tank are those discus in? Im thinking of adding some to my 75 gallon. Pictures and tank look great.
It's an Osaka 260, Simon - approx. 70 gals.
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More specifically, how many kelvin?


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Beautiful photos Paul! And a beautiful subject

Could you give us a plant list in both tanks? I see some swords but those are the only I could positively identify.


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Very nice!

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I can't recall for certain - that tank & it's lighting is currently on loan to my married daughter who lives elsewhere.
However, if memory serves me right, kelvin was 6,500 but might have been higher.
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Beautiful photos Paul! And a beautiful subject

Could you give us a plant list in both tanks? I see some swords but those are the only I could positively identify.
My best guess from memory:
- Jumbo Vals
- Corkscrew Vals
- 2 or 3 types of Echinodorus (Swords)
- 2 types of Nymphaea - red & tiger (Lotuses)
- Hygrophila Polysperma
- Ludwigia Glandulosa
- Anubias Nana
- Cryptocoryne Wendtii

All did quite well at the higher discus temps - 82-83F
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Hey I am in Arizona and looking to pick up some discus for a tank. Where do you suggest? Thanks
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Whoa, pretty fish and very clean looking nice tank. Had not seen this thread before.

I like discus, but for now can't commit to the care and space required, from my initial readings.

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Hey I am in Arizona and looking to pick up some discus for a tank. Where do you suggest? Thanks

Contact Jamie or Nate Elder of "Spirits of the Amazon", located in San Tan Valley, AZ, a suburb in the south-eastern metropolitan area of Phoenix.
See their website @ www.spiritsoftheamazon.com
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Suppliers of beautiful high quality discus with an excellent reputation.


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BTW, If there are any others of you interested in giving discus a try, and want information on the best sources for getting quality fish nearest to your location (which is a primary important factor for success keeping discus) just let me know where you are located anywhere in the U.S. or Canada, and I'll direct you to those sources.

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