These strains can be preordered or requested. projected shipment September 24th.
New discus and angel strains available for order from out partner Discususa.com
discus wild F1 Discus 2 to 5 inch.f1 alenquer , F1 Barra Mansa red , f1 royal blue
angelfish -Manacapura red shouldgers 2.5-3 inch
platinum glitters 3 inch , albino zebra red cap 3 inch , albino sunsets 1.5 inch , 1.5 inch green giants , rio nanay x copper 1.5 inch ,
Prices ,sizes and strains
blue diamond 2.5-3 inch 38.00
cobalt 2.5-3 inch 38.00
red white 3 inch 45.00
scarlet red 3 inch 48.00
lemon yellow 3 inch 48.00
altum stripe 3 inch 48.00
checker pigeon 3 inch 48.00
leopard 3 inch 48.00
leopard red spot 3.5 inch 60.00
phillipine blue glitter scale angels 18.99 each.
for larger sizes preorders . Frequent shipments arriving weekly, biweekly or as need basis.
Aprils Aquarium received new blue angelfish from the Phillipimes.also received some small size Discus .
Many people say you shouldn’t keep Discus with Angels because they’re not found together in the wild, but is this really true?
Angelfish are frequently mates of Discus in nature. Normally they are in a minority within a large Discus group, but I was recently very surprised to get 400 Green discus and nearly 250 angelfish together in one netting.
Pterophyllum scalare are found normally in smaller groups of five to ten within a large Discus group and are, after Geophagus/Satanoperca/Biotodoma species, the most frequent mates of Discus.
P. leopoldi can only be found as mates of Heckel Discus (Rio Negro system), but less than with P. scalare, which also lives in the Rio Negro basin.
P. altum is never found with Discus, as it does not live in their habitats. It is restricted to the upper Orinoco tributaries where no Discus has been found.
In my opinion…and a personal one is the amazon is a huge body of flowing water and fresh aerated water . In a closed system there possibly could be a different set of immunities or parasites that discus don’t hsndle as well.
Although the altums and a lot of altum crosses are beautiful fish.
There’s more and more breeding now with wild angel
The first shipment of Tony Tan discus will be arriving the last week of AUGUST 2014.
Aprils Aquarium will be the supplier of Tony Tan discus and Pinoy angelfish for http://discususa.com
For select or large discus preorder will be required with a deposit.
Shipping in Canada can be arranged. Airport to Airport. See shipping page for airlines .
Small assorted strains will be available for purchase at Aprils Aquarium .