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post #1 of 3 Old 07-10-2008, 02:51 PM Thread Starter
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Platys & Discus

Anyone keep them together? Specifically, how do Platys handle the high temps required for discus?
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post #2 of 3 Old 07-11-2008, 12:15 AM
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I don't have platys with discus but I do have six lyretailed black molly's in 55 gal. along with two discus,a clown pleco, neon tetras, and some cory's. I keep the discus tank at 84 degrees and the molly's have been in the tank since they were babys. The adults that spawned them had to be removed after I observed them pecking at the discus and generally harrassing them. The juveniles have not exhibited any similar instances. I am not sure how platy's would do.

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I've rasied the temp to 83 just to see how they react and so far no gasping at the top or lethargy near the bottom, so hopefully they'll do OK.....
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