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Thanks. I got the Red Melons (one you saw eating) cheap, and they are about 10-12cm. The guy selling them was moving to another country, so he sold them to me for $20 each. Normally at that price and type of discus, I would be expected to pay around $50-$60 (USD). He had bigger red turqs, but the one I wanted was mating with another discus, which they would not seperate.

What kind of discus did you get? How many?

You don't have any problems keeping angels and discus together?
I don't have issues keeping both of them in my case.
I don't have a problem with my angels and discus together, though it's rather weird. I have 2 angels, one with all white ventral fins, the other has one vent white, the other vent black. I had both of them since they were both about 4cm, now they 10-12 cm.

Before I got the discus, the one with Black/white ventral fins was the bully. It was an aggressive eater and the first one to swim to the surface towards me when it sees me, since it knew it was feeding time. It liked staying on the left side of the tank, chasing any fish, except for the clown loaches and gold nugget pleco, away from that side. The other angel doesn't like it's attitude and they would often challenge each other, but still the black/white one would win. The strange thing is, at times, I would often see them swimming together throughout the tank.

So when I moved the discus over to the 125 gallon (473 liter) tank, I moved black/white angel into another tank, becuase I was worred about the aggression towards the discus. The other angel (all white vent) was fine. Got along with the discus, no aggression of any kind.

Eventually, I moved the black/white angel to the 125 gallon tank, along with the discus. Both angels challenged each other, as I expected. The strangest thing was the all white angel became the aggressor and only challenges the bully discus :D

Your praecox rainbows and harlies don't seem to approach your bloodworms.
They do, but they just don't like my hand being in the tank.
 

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Yeah, the only brave ones in the tank are the red melons and black/white ventral finned angel. The black/white angel is cautious at first and will approach slowly, but if I don't make any sudden movements, it will come closer. The red melons don't get scared with sudden movements and will actually let me touch them, which is kind of funny. One of the reds actually charged at my hand, which scared me, when I was placing the veggie clip in the tank.

8 discus. 1 was for free and is not really a good specimen(Royal Snakeskin).
I got 3 Golden Hifin Pigeon, 2 Cobalt Blue, 2 Royal Snakeskin and 1 Blue Diamond.
Only 6 are doing quite well and have been chasing each other.
I'm surprised you haven't started a new thread with their pics.

They're weird. They flip on one side and slid under the bogwood just to rest.Shaking The first time I see that, I freaked out.Blink But as days passed, I gradually calmed down from seeing it assuming nothing wrong with happen.
How strong is the current in the tank?
 
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