Brand: AQUAStore
Product Code: Galaxy Discus Fish- 2-2.5 inch
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Galaxy Discus Fish

The Galaxy Discus Fish is a stunning addition to any freshwater aquarium, known for its vibrant colors and unique patterning. Originating from the Amazon River basin, these fish are highly sought after by aquarium enthusiasts for their beauty and peaceful nature.


  • Scientific Name: Symphysodon aequifasciatus
  • Family: Cichlidae
  • Size: Up to 6 inches (15 cm)
  • Lifespan: 10-15 years with proper care
  • Coloration: Striking galaxy-like patterns with a mix of blues, reds, and greens

Habitat and Tank Requirements:

  • Tank Size: Minimum of 55 gallons for a small group of 4-6 Discus Fish
  • Water Parameters:
    • Temperature: 82-86°F (28-30°C)
    • pH: 6.0-7.0
    • Hardness: Soft to moderately hard (1-8 dGH)
  • Tank Setup:
    • Substrate: Fine sand or smooth gravel
    • Decor: Driftwood, rocks, and plenty of live plants for hiding spots
    • Filtration: High-quality canister filter to maintain pristine water conditions
    • Lighting: Moderate to low lighting to mimic their natural habitat


Galaxy Discus Fish thrive on a varied diet. Provide a mix of high-quality flake foods, pellets, and frozen or live foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, and daphnia. Feed small amounts multiple times a day to ensure they receive proper nutrition without overfeeding.

Care Instructions:

  1. Acclimation: Gradually acclimate your Galaxy Discus Fish to their new tank by floating the bag in the aquarium for 15-20 minutes and slowly adding small amounts of tank water to the bag.
  2. Water Quality: Maintain excellent water quality with regular water changes (20-30% weekly) and monitor ammonia, nitrite, and nitrate levels.
  3. Compatibility: Keep Galaxy Discus Fish with other peaceful fish that thrive in similar water conditions. Avoid keeping them with aggressive or fast-moving species.
  4. Observation: Regularly observe your fish for signs of stress or illness, such as changes in color, appetite, or behavior. Promptly address any issues to maintain their health.

Additional Information:

  • Breeding: Galaxy Discus Fish can be bred in captivity. Provide a separate breeding tank with slightly warmer water (around 86°F) and include flat surfaces for egg-laying.
  • Social Behavior: Discus Fish are social creatures and do best in groups of at least 4-6 individuals. Ensure there is enough space to prevent territorial disputes.

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