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Can Rasboras live with discus?

Can Rasboras live with discus?

Harlequin Rasbora – There are several varieties that you can choose from,all of them will do well with Discus. Purple Rasbora – These fish are one of the many beautiful fish in the Rasbora family. These have a purplish hue and will add a new color to your aquarium. They like to be in a school of 6 or more.

What are the best tank mates for discus?

Most serious hobbyists do not mix their discus with too many other species. Some suitable aquarium mates include cardinal tetras, neons, emperor and rummynose tetras as well as clown loaches and dwarf cichlids, such as rams and Apistogramma species.

What other fish can live with lionfish?

For that reason, most hobbyists keep dwarf lionfish with other predators of the same size. Either that or they set up tanks of poisonous fish species that wouldn’t be harmed by the lionfish in a fish-only aquarium. Triggerfish, large rabbitfish, moray eels, and puffers are common dwarf lionfish companions.

Can discus live with pleco?

Bristlenose Plecos, Zebra Plecos and Orange Spot Plecos stay quite small and actually make great tank mates for Discus. Although Dristlenoses are often reported to prefer cooler temperatures, Discus keepers have found they will tolerate Discus temperatures as long as things don’t get too toasty.

How many discus should be kept together?

Discus should be kept together, and those of different varieties will also school together meaning you can have great color variations. A minimum of 5 is recommended, but more will look better and create a sturdier group.

Can I keep discus with guppies?

Yes, the guppies should be quite compatible with the discus – i’ve done it myself – no problems. However, yes, the temp is generally too high for them & it will shorten their life span. It’s that’s a combination of fish that suits you, go for it !

Do discus really need daily water changes?

Discus fish don’t require daily water changes unless they are juveniles, and you want to grow them to their maximum potential. However, they still need frequent water changes, and you should certainly do it if you want to raise a healthy, big, and beautiful fish.

Why do my discus keep dying?

There can be two main reasons for the same. Discus fish are sensitive to water conditions of the tank and can thus die if the conditions are not suitable. Overeating is another common cause of the death of discus fish.

What are good tank mates for lionfish?

10 Compatible Lionfish Tank Mates (Species Guide)

  • Saltwater Angelfish are ideal tank mates for Lionfish because most of them are too large to be eaten and they eat entirely different foods.
  • Tangs and Surgeonfish are colorful vegetarians that typically form large schools in nature.

How poisonous are lion fish?

Healthy lionfish are NOT poisonous or dangerous to eat. Lionfish meat contains no poisonous toxins and is no different than grouper, snapper, wahoo, triggerfish, etc. Thousands of anglers and spearfishermen kill, fillet and eat lionfish without consequence.

Can you keep just 2 discus?

15-gallon tank You can keep 2 discus fish in this size but they won’t live happily or for a long time. However, you can keep 2 baby discus fish when they are not fully grown inside a 15-gallon tank. For healthy growth of discus fry, get the tank water cleaned regularly or install a high-quality filter.

What is the lifespan of a discus fish?

10 years
In home aquariums, discus live for an average of 10 years, but can live up to 15 years, and can grow up to 8 inches.

How big of an aquarium do you need for a radiata lionfish?

Breeding : This fish has been bred in public aquariums, but not sure if they’ve been successfully bred in the home aquarium. Aquarium Size : 55 gallon (208 liters) minimum, preferably much larger. Tank Mates : Use caution when selecting tank mates.

What kind of tank mates do you need for discus?

Tank mates are other fish species that live harmoniously with your discus. For example, aggressive fish should only be kept with other aggressive fish. Likewise, peaceful fish should not be kept with an aggressive species but rather with other peaceful fishes. Someone may be thinking, are tank mates required?

What’s the difference between a radiata and antennata lionfish?

The Radiata Lionfish is not available in the shops as often as other lionfishes and because of this is more expensive and highly sought after by saltwater hobbyists. Radiata Lionfish are very similar looking to the Antennata Lionfish (Pterois antennata) but is distinguished by the horizontal lines on the caudal peduncle.

What kind of fish will eat a discus?

The Plecostomus, commonly known as the Pleco is a common addition to most if not all freshwater aquariums. There is speculation that the pleco is quite fond of the slime coat of the discus fish. Many aquarists to include myself have had no issues with plecos feeding off the slime coat of our discus.