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Discus Food Recipes
Discus fish thrive greatly on a number of food types. These include beef, veal, turkey heart, fish fillets, shrimp and liver of beef/ turkey. Below are some of the common recipes for making these food types for the discus fish.   Discus Food Recipes 1: Beef Heart and Shrimp   Ingredients... Read More
How to Hatch Brine Shrimp
Storing Brine Shrimp Eggs   First of all, you need to start with healthy, properly stored eggs. All brine shrimp eggs need to be stored as follows: • in a tightly sealed container; • free from moisture; and • in a cool environment at or below 50°F. (Refrigeration is ideal for short term... Read More
More on Food for Discus Fish
Introduction   Discus fish can feed on basically anything which can include fish flakes, pellets, and frozen or even live food. The best food for your discus fish would be a variety of foods in order for them to get all the nutrients necessary for their growth.   The types of discus fish... Read More
Feeding Discus Based on Size
A very common question I get from customers is What are you feeding discus fish? How often should I be feeding discus fish? How much should I be feeding discus fish?   There is a lot of conflicting information on the internet about feeding discus. However, I want to make this very simple for... Read More
Beef Heart Discus Food Recipe
Beef Heart Discus Food Recipe
How Will Beef Heart Food Nourish My Discus? Protein is one of the most important nutrients for discus. Beef heart food is a great way for your discus to be supplied with it. Not only is this beef heart food recipe delicious, but it is also rich in nutrients. Your discus only need a small amount... Read More
Omega One Flake Food
Omega One Flake Food
A delicious, nutritious meal can make anyone happy and healthy--including your discus! One discus food that we recommend is Omega One Flake Food. This tasty treat can help your discus improve in color, growth, and energy. It comes from whole fish, rather than processed meal. Try these different... Read More
Discus Nutrition
Discus Nutrition
What is one of the best things you can do for you discus to help them live a long, healthy life? Nourish them with a healthy diet. In this article, we'll begin by briefly explaining how your discus obtains energy. Next, we'll delve into what protein, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals do... Read More
How To Raise Daphnia for Discus Food
How To Raise Daphnia for Discus Food
What are Daphnia? Discus (especially their fry) love eating daphnia and will even eat them live! Also known as "water fleas," daphnia are small crustaceans commonly found in freshwater. They are an ideal food choice for fry and other small discus. With their high protein content, they will... Read More
All About Feeding Discus
All About Feeding Discus
What's the secret to the most vibrant and healthy discus? Healthy nutrition! In this article, we'll explain what, how, and when to feed your discus. Then we'll close by describing possible problems and how you can respond to them.  Manacapuru Red and Blue Discus