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Re: What grows with discus

> Date: Sat, 27 Dec 1997 00:51:17 -0800
> From: thayer at sirius_com (Thayer Syme)

> Specifically, he is planning to set up a heavily planted tank representing
> South American species of plants as well as fish.  Obviously Discus will be
> the "show" fish, but he wants to place them with appropriate neighbors, and
> plants.  It is the plants we are having a tough time determining.

The natural habitat of discus is the black water areas of the Amazon basin. You 
don't find many aquatic plants there; mostly dead tree branches and decomposing 
leaves. Not a good start for a heavily planted tank.