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Discus breeding for beginners

challenging but rewarding

by Jack Wattley

  • 246 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by T.F.H. Publications in Neptune City, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discus (Fish) -- Breeding.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJack Wattley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF458.D5 W3697 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3961998M
    ISBN 100793830087
    LC Control Number2001265350

      Greetings all, I've been an SD member for about a year and love the forums. I'm retired, living in Vancouver, B.C., and have been fish-keeping on and off, both fresh and saltwater, for over 50 years - since I was a young teen. At one time I maintained about 15 freshwater tanks and bred several varieties of egg-layers - tetras, danios, barbs, bettas, angels, etc., and recall the days when LFS's. OK, this is the 1st real thread J/K Dkarq. What book would you guys purchase if finances dictated that only one be bought under $50 retail? This book would not only explain the basics for the beginner, but also would be applicable when he/she advances to breeding & rearing discus. I'd like to mention that Ebay can be an excellent resource for cheap discus books relative to the LFS.

    Tank setup for Breeding. These can easily reproduce in the aquarium tank, if given the right conditions and first thing that you must pay attention to, is that the pH level of soft water in the aquarium tank is just right close to Discus fish are very fussy about their surroundings, so a small or congested aquarium may discourage them for breeding.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Discus breeding for beginners by Jack Wattley, , T.F.H. Publications edition, in Pages:

      DISCUS BREEDING BASICS - a beginners guide. I always allow my young pairs to lay eggs at least two or three times in the community tank, before I give them their own tank. I believe this makes for a stronger pair bond, and because they have had to defend their eggs or fry, they are not so prone to egg eating later. Discus Basics for Beginners If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.


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Discus breeding for beginners by Jack Wattley Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first,I want send greeting to Jack Wattley for his magnificent,excellent book for all beginers. In this book author tells us everything,about right water for discus,about purchasing and selecting good stock,about feeding discus,about disease, about breeding and hatching artificially!!!He teach us the techniques to raise and breed discus/5(8).

Discus Breeding for Beginners book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The author provides a blueprint for success that can be foll 4/5. Discus Aquarium Fish do better in deep tanks and the more water the tank holds the more stable the water conditions tend to be.

For a breeding tank a 48cm X 30cm X 30cm tank may be used which is perfect for this Size: KB. The first,I want send greeting to Jack Wattley for his magnificent,excellent book for all beginers. In this book author tells us everything,about right water for discus,about purchasing and selecting good stock,about feeding discus,about disease, about breeding and hatching artificially!!!He teach us the techniques to raise and breed discus/5.

The Discus Book - For The Dedicated Aquarist - First Published in and Republished for all Tropical Fish Aquarists. A Best Selling Book for Fish Care and Aquariums. Suitable as an invaluable reference for all Tropical Fish Keepers and Hobbyists, wanting to know /5(16). the book's title lacks connection with the content which spends little time on the topic of breeding.

Generally the book is excellenet clearly wiritten and useful but fails to deliver on the title. Very informative perfect hand book for discus beginners/5(4). Because Discus Fish (Symphysodon) prefer to choose their own mates, aquarists who hope to breed Discus usually buy several specimens () at a young age.

When two fish are Discus breeding for beginners book to pair off, the Discus breeding for beginners book Discus are removed from the aquarium, and you have a mating pair to work with. Do not buy a male and a female online and expect them to breed; you will be : Thomas Reich.

Discus Breeding for Beginners by Wattley, Jack and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Discus Breeding for Beginners by. The book is good for beginners and also for people like me who already have some experience.

Inside you will find all kinds of things like history of keeping discus fish, what their natural habitat is like, the other types of fish you might consider putting in the tank with them and, of /5(25). Alternatively, Discus can be housed in a bare bottomed tank. Some hobbyists believe this is the best way to care for discus even though it is not as aesthetically pleasing.

Having no substrate allows the tank to be easily cleaned from faeces and rotting debris. This is a sure way to keep the water quality stable and immaculate.

When breeding. Discus Fish Overview. Recent research suggests are five species of Discus, though there is some debate around this.

In the aquarium hobby, there are two species that are commonly available: Symphysodon aequifasciatus and Symphysodon Discus. There are many color variations available thanks to selective breeding, and interestingly it can take up to 6 years for them to reach their best.

Discus breeding for beginners KC Aquatics. Loading Unsubscribe from KC Aquatics. Amazing discus breeding fishroom visit with wild discus - Duration:   The proper water parameters (ph, hardness, temperature, etc.) for Discus. The proper filtration setups. The amount of water changes required.

Breeding the Discus. Common diseases associated with Discus; Discus Breeding for Beginners has a ton of beautiful pictures of various Discus species and overall I would give this book 4 out of 5 stars.5/5.

This videos shows you how to hold the discus correctly and the progression to the standing throw. Adult Discus needs a 5-foot long aquarium or about gallon minimum to be happy and have any chance of breeding successfully.

It can possibly happen in a smaller aquarium, it happens all the time, but for maximum success with one of the most finicky fish in freshwater fish keeping, we suggest 75 gallons minimum well planted and well : Thomas Reich. In this book: • Buying discus • Tips for keeping discus • Breeding discus • Feeding discus • Sexing discus • Bringing out the best in wild and cultivated varieties • Creating the perfect aquarium set-up • Keeping your discus healthy and doing the right thing when it all goes wrong • Moving house with discus • /5(9).

Discus are the pride and joy of my small fish room. I've had several other types of cichlids, but the only one I seem to keep for very long are Discus.

I currently have one "orgy tank" with nine adults, one divided tank with a couple of pairs in it, another with a bunch of baby Discus and. Buy Discus Breeding for Beginners by Jack Wattley online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ The Discus: An Owner's Guide Mic Hargrove, Maddy Hargrove Buy from $ Discus for the Perfectionist.

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Jack Wattley Buy from $ Get this from a library. Discus breeding for beginners: challenging but rewarding. [Jack Wattley]. Discus raised at a pH above neutral (i.e. pH 7) lack good disease resistance, and are harder to acclimatize to new environments. Discus can be, and have been, bred even in partial seawater, but I prefer to stack the odds in our favour!

It may be a year of superlative care down the drain, should we add risk factors intentionally early on. Discus appreciate normal aquarium lighting but I generally keep my breeders in a somewhat slightly darker room.

For example, if your Discus breeding room has three lights, I would just switch on the two. The semi dark environment can help inexperienced parents to gain confidence.Discus keeping for Beginners.

Here I write some tips regarding discus keeping for beginners. Aquarium dimension for discus: This plays a vital role for discus keeping.

If you choose proper dimension then half of your job is already done. We know that discus is a round or disc shaped fish. So due to this body shape this fish moves more.