Pet Fish-Why Discus
Before anything else, there are many advantages in owning a pet fish. First you won’t need to
take them for walks, you don’t have to give them baths, they don’t demand much attention, and you don’t
really have to clean up after them after every while. Yes they still need some looking after but not as much
as compared to our canine and feline friends. This doesn’t mean though that once you have your tank, filled
it up with water, and purchased your feed then your all done. There are still quite a few things that you
have to do to ensure that they will live a long time and save you the anxiety of having to buy new fish every
The aquarium is not typically what you would first think when talking about pets. In fact, most
of us would instantly depict an image of a dog inside our mind, or maybe even a cat. But many homes today do
have fish tanks and they are not just for ornamental or design purposes. Yes they do look good, that is a
given. Fish tanks and the fish themselves are also effective stress relievers. That’s why many people today
would rather own fishes. And one of the fish breeds that many aquarists choose is the discus
If you’re thinking about keeping an exotic fish, you should consider getting a Discus Fish. They
are considered by a lot of people as one of the most captivating fish species that you can ever have. Discus
Fish are so beautiful that because of the demand for it in the market, one Discus Fish alone can cost you
hundreds of dollars.
Discus Fish is one of the most popular types of fish to have as a pet. They are very colourful
and they also live for a few years. They are freshwater fish native to the Amazon River basin and are very
popular as aquarium fish. In fact, Discus Fish are so popular that in several Asian countries, breeding this
kind of fish is a major industry.
It would be easy to understand why so many fresh water fish enthusiast loves the discus fish.
It’s very attractive and most definitely one of the most beautiful creatures that one can keep in an
aquarium. Some would disagree saying that there are others more beautiful but that is just a matter of
opinion, an opinion that millions of aquarium owners have made by owning a discus fish today.
With its beauty, there’s a trade-off.
They are very hard to maintain and they are very temperamental creatures, which are very sensitive to water
quality and the food you feed them.
Unlike other normal household pets, fishes are much more fragile. The discus fish is geared more
as a tool for visual enjoyment rather than being cuddly and playful, like a dog or cat. Aside from that, they
need more looking after, providing them with an adequate environment where they can breed and live healthy.
This is not to dissuade you; fish owners know how rewarding an aquarium can be. To many, this relieves stress
effectively. There is a good guide to teach you how to keep and raise discus fish effectively. This
guide can be had at Discus Fish Secrets.