Golden Yellow Discus
The golden yellow discus is a stunning addition to a discus fish aquarium. It’s bright yellow color is sure to catch everyone’s attention at first glance. The golden yellow discus prefers schooling in large groups of discus fish of at least 6 or more fish. They get along very well with other discus strains. Under the right lighting conditions the golden yellow discus seems to have a glowing effect! It’s a must have discus fish for any discus fish hobbyist. This fish is one of our best sellers. Like all discus fish this discus increases in value as it increases in size. Due to it’s popularity discus keepers are willing to pay top dollar for large discus of this color. Your discus aquarium will not be complete until you have one of these eye-catching discus in your collection. You will not be disappointed. This is one of the few discus fish that show their true colors at an early age. Orders yours today and see what your aquarium has been missing.
Scientific Name: Symphysodon Aequifasciatus
Common Name: Golden Yellow Discus Discus, Yellow Panda Discus
Adult Size: 6-7 inches
Habitat: Amazon basin of S. America
Minimum Tank Size: 50 gallons
Ideal Tank Conditions:
- Temperature Range: 82-86°F
- pH Range: 6.4 -7.2
- Hardness Range: 1-3
Diet & Nutrition: Carnivore; premium discus flake food, frozen blood worms, live black worms
Golden Yellow Discus Breeding
Breeding & Spawning: Discus will lay their eggs on broad leaved plants like Amazon Swords or almost any vertical flat surface that is to their liking. Fry are best kept with the parents as they will eat the slime that the parents secrete. At two weeks of age they will start to accept finely ground flake food or baby brine shrimp.
Gender: Venting is the best way to sex Discus.
Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart