The Discus.com Learning Center

The Discus.com Learning Center is a collection of articles, forming a knowledge base for mastering the art of keeping discus fish. It is a free resource completely dedicated to discus. Whether or not you are a past customer is irrelevant -- we have made the Learning Center a 100% free resource because we want the greater discus hobby to thrive. We believe individual keepers' successes uplift the entire industry.

Begin by browsing the articles below. Each article has a comment section on the bottom so that you may engage our experts -- and each other. We know you are eager to access the website's content. So, let's get started on your journey into the wonderful world of the incredible discus fish, and learn why the discus truly lives up to its name, the "King of the Aquarium."

More on Basic Discus Care
Introduction Discus fish are a very unique kind of fish.  They do well under a higher level of care compared to other kinds of aquarium fish. They need a larger space in terms of the size of the fish tank as well as stable supply of clean water. Bearing all that in mind, it would be a challenge... Read More
Fun Facts about Discus Fish
Aquariums enhance the look and feel of a home. They provide a vibrant touch to home décor and it can be the center of attraction in any home. Some people consider aquariums as a conversational piece in homes. Now, making the aquarium striking, interesting, colorful and decorative is no easy job.... Read More
More on Quarantining Discus
Any time a new fish is brought home, it should be kept in a quarantine tank and closely monitored.  
Discus Fish Keeping Tips, Guides & Care Sheet for Beginners
Knowing more about Discus Keeping will help you keep your discus healthy and happy. Success in maintaining the health of your Discus Fish will provide for greater enjoyment. Below are some simple tips to keep a healthy Discus.
Discus Fish Acclimation Instructions
Discus Fish Acclimation Instructions
We keep the PH in the hatchery at a range of 6.8 - 7.0. Well water is fine.
Other Fish for Your Discus Aquarium Part 2
Other Fish for Your Discus Aquarium Part 2
Rainbowfish In Australia especially, rainbowfish and discus are commonly kept in the same aquariums. Since they have similar conditions in their natural environment, they thrive together. They look aesthetically amazing when put together in a display aquarium. Discus and Rainbow Fish
Discus Water Basics
Discus Water Basics
How Do I Monitor My Discus' Water Quality? Discus are highly sensitive to their water conditions, so you must regularly monitor your tank's water quality. To successfully monitor your discus' water quality, you should:
An Introduction to Discus
An Introduction to Discus
Discus are some of the most beautiful and reactive tropical fishes you can find. They are often referred to as the “kings of the aquarium” because of their stately movements and regal beauty.   Discus are also intelligent and interactive. They will remember you, greet you when you come into... Read More
Acclimating Discus to a New Aquarium
Acclimating Discus to a New Aquarium
Welcome your new discus home! You'll want to carefully acclimate them to their new aquarium. Snowflake Discus with Other Discus Varieties
Getting a Discus Aquarium Up and Running in 4 Easy Steps
Getting a Discus Aquarium Up and Running in 4 Easy Steps
Are you new to discus keeping? Setting up the tank is an easy process, as you'll see in this article. We'll first give you some suggestions, and then we'll show you how to set up your aquarium with 4 simple steps. Set Up Suggestions Tank with Large Red Panda Discus
How to Care for Discus: a Brief Overview
How to Care for Discus: a Brief Overview
When you take proper care of your discus, it will live a long life and grow well. Blue Panda and Leopard Discus Cross
Discus Social Behavior, Feeding, and Breeding Basics
Discus Social Behavior, Feeding, and Breeding Basics
The discus were originally discovered in the Amazon River. They are part of a group of fish known as cichlids, and they flourish in fresh water. In this article, we'll give you a brief introduction to discus social behavior, feeding, and breeding.  Blue Diamond Discus
What New Discus Owners Should Know
What New Discus Owners Should Know
Are you thinking about getting discus? Discus are well-known and marveled at. Just like with anyone who is awesome, some rumors and myths lurk about them. We want to make sure we dispel any common rumors you might have heard. We want you to know what it's really like to have discus. Here are some... Read More
Are Discus Hard To Keep Alive?
Are Discus Hard To Keep Alive?
Discus live for a very long time, learn to recognize owners, can be hand fed, and uniquely raise and feed their own fry. Many people are interested in them, but some people decide not to keep them because they are afraid that these delicate fish will be too difficult to maintain. However, as long... Read More