View Full Version : help on picking a pair of discus

12-13-2003, 03:51 PM
Hi everyone, i'm very new to this forum and i need some advice from you guys.

How do you tell if 2 discus are a pair or not. From my LFS, they have like 20 discus swimming together, i couldn't tell which two are a pair.

Is there any signs of telling a pair?

Thanks :)

12-13-2003, 04:44 PM
The only way you can pick a pair of discus is when they paired off, laid eggs and are taking care of fry. Don't let the LFS person convince you otherwise.


12-14-2003, 09:33 AM
they will probly take a corner of the tank to them selfs and start cleaning a spot in the tank.

thanx jarryd

12-14-2003, 09:45 AM
And...even if they take a corner and clean a spot does not guarantee they are male and female or will be pairs. I've had two females paired up and both laid eggs. :) :)