My Rio Xingu Discus

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    Their tank is a 400l system. 250l main tank and a 150l sump. I feed them 6-8 times a day. An auto feeder feeds them 5 times with tetra discus food and new era discus pellets. Then I feed them frozen bloodworms, freshly hatched brine shrimp as well as the profs frozen benkers discus food. I also use new life spectrum foods as well.

    Excess food is siphoned every day, with a water change being done twice a week. Usually 30%.

    I am getting an RO unit soon. And then most of my new water will be done with RO water. I have a 1000L flow in as a water treatment reservoir.
     
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    Thanx Sean! I really like your fish and was wondering how yo u keep up with all the feeding and water changes.
     
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    Thanks Sean will they chow my endlers? And are adults readily available for purchase? I'm keen on the full blue ones or full red ones as keeping Juvies will be too much work in my main system, I already have a plant collectoritis problem I don't want a tank collection problem again too
     
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    You will not find adults readily available in most LFS, unfortunately. And if you ever do find adults, they will come with a hefty price TAG. I would strongly suggest not getting juvies for a planted system.
     
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    Although, having said that, you should see some of the stunners at Die Visdam. Not the blue ones, but they're awesome and huge!
     
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    My fav by a long shot

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    ADG Tank... Those boys are good. Very good. And those fish are stunners!
     
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    I love my guppies too much to change, sigh....
     
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    LOL! Guppies vs Discus... The choice is easy. 2 tanks.
     
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    I agree Wade! It is my favourite too... Only thing is there are only two species of plants in there... Oh what to do with my collectoritus! *Wail*
     
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    If only I had a dedicated fish room like you
     
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    Emmersed setup and green house and additional tank and and and .... Hahaha
     
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