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scooby68
11-01-2013, 09:22 AM
I don't know if Discus are considered a cichlid or not? I'm sure I'll enjoy learning more about them as they are quite unique and beautiful.

John_Nicholson
11-01-2013, 09:25 AM
yes.

-john

Skip
11-01-2013, 09:51 AM
yes, they are

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Tribe: Heroini
Genus: Symphysodon