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Snakeskin Discus

Original price $299.99 - Original price $699.99
Original price
$299.99 - $699.99
Current price $299.99
Size: Single (5-6'')

Snakeskin Discus


The Snakeskin Discus is an exotic and striking species renowned for its intricate pattern resembling that of a snake's skin. This variety stands out in any aquarium with its dynamic markings and is highly prized by Discus enthusiasts worldwide.


  • Complex snakeskin-like pattern across the body
  • Vibrant hues and a shimmering sheen
  • Social and peaceful, best kept in groups
  • Highly sought-after by Discus collectors


Snakeskin Discus prefer soft to medium-hard water, with temperatures kept between 27-30°C. They require high-quality, varied diets, with a preference for protein-rich foods to maintain their beautiful patterns and colors. Consistent water conditions and low stress are key to their care.


  • Scientific Name: Symphysodon sp. 'Snakeskin'
  • Temperature: 27-30°C
  • pH: 6.0-7.5
  • Adult Size: Up to 20 cm (8 inches)
  • Diet: Omnivorous with a preference for meaty foods
  • Aquarium Size: Minimum 200 liters (50 gallons)
  • Compatibility: Peaceful with other Discus and similarly tempered fish
  • Water Hardness: Soft to medium-hard


Due to their delicate nature and need for pristine water conditions, Snakeskin Discus are recommended for intermediate to advanced fishkeepers.