DISCUS PHOTO ALBUM
Shown above are my five Pigeon Blood Discus
ranging in size from about 4 to 5 inches.
They share the 55 gal planted tank with seven
Cardinal tetras, three Siamese Algae Eaters and a couple of Ottos.
in a Community Tank
The two adult discus
have decided to try and raise a family.
we see them cleaning off an E. rubin leaf (thanks Ron) in preparation for
female, in front, is depositing eggs on the cleaned leaf.
we see the male fertilizing the eggs on the leaf surface, with the female
behind. The spawning period lasted for about an hour. At 86 degrees, if all goes
well, the eggs should hatch within about 52 hours. Watch your local paper for
the birth announcement.
the would-be parents are guarding the eggs on a Rubin leaf.