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    Default Guianacara and Discus?

    Hi everyone!

    Has anyone tried to keep Guianacara sp. with their Discus? Do you have any photos?

    I absolutely love Guianacara and I am contemplating setting my tank up for them, however if they would be suitable tank mates for Discus (which I believe they should be, they are fairly "sweet" fish and come from similar environment) then I will be absolutely thrilled.

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    Default Re: Guianacara and Discus?

    I would say no. They are boisterous, chunky fish and can get pretty aggressive when spawning. You would need a very large tank and then some way to ensure the discus were not getting chased or outcompeted for food.

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    I'm not familiar with them but from Ryan's exclamation the chunky and boisterous manner sounds like an estranged aunt and uncle of mine. I wouldn't do it dude. Trying to get image out of head
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    Default Re: Guianacara and Discus?

    If your looking schooling fish i have successfully kept bleeding heart tetras with my discus. they grow to around 3 to 4 inches and do better in a school of around 10 or more Lovely addition to any discus tank and the discus wont eat them as like neons

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    Default Re: Guianacara and Discus?

    I have seen people mix them on youtube however I agree, they seem to be really rather active and bulldoggy.... Such a shame as I think they are very interesting fish... definitely needing a second tank!

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    Default Re: Guianacara and Discus?

    I'm actually not a big fan of ditherfish, but I do like the bleeding hearts, used to keep a group in my community tank - great suggestion!

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