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Alenquer Discus F1

Original price $129.99 - Original price $699.99
Original price
$129.99
$129.99 - $699.99
Current price $129.99
Size: Single (~4'')

Alenquer Discus F1

Description:

The Alenquer Discus F1 is a breathtaking freshwater species, known for its vibrant colors and distinctive disc-shaped body. Originating from the Alenquer region in Brazil, these F1 hybrids combine the hardiness of captivity-bred fish with the vivid coloration of wild ancestors, making them both a durable and attractive option for aquarists.

Features:

  • Vivid coloration reflecting wild heritage
  • Robust health due to F1 hybrid vigor
  • Disc-shaped body with elegant fins
  • Suitable for community tanks with peaceful fish

Care:

Alenquer Discus F1 require a stable environment with a pH of 6.0-7.0, temperatures between 27-30°C, and soft to medium water hardness. They thrive on a varied diet that includes high-quality flakes, pellets, and frozen or live foods. Consistent water quality and a stress-free environment are crucial for their well-being.

Specifications:

  • Scientific Name: Symphysodon sp. 'Alenquer'
  • Temperature: 27-30°C
  • pH: 6.0-7.0
  • Adult Size: Up to 20 cm in diameter
  • Diet: Omnivore
  • Aquarium Size: Minimum 150 liters
  • Compatibility: Peaceful with most other species
  • Water Hardness: Soft to medium

Note:

These are sensitive fish requiring careful attention to water quality and diet. They are best suited for aquarists with some experience in keeping discus or similar species.