Freshwater Discus Fish Facts

Freshwater Discus Fish Facts: Tropical Fish

Discus fish belong to the family Cichlidae and the genus Symphysodon. The three natural species of discus fish go by the scientific names Symphysodon discus, Symphysodon aequifasciatus, and Symphysodontarzoo. In addition to these native species, there are a variety of man-made discus species produced through selective breeding and natural mutations. Though discus fish are a … Click here to read more