A fabulous parent, the Discus fish, carrying fry. The fry eat the slime coat off the parent. Discus are amazing parents taking turns and flashing from dark to lit when they want a break. The other parent goes dark and takes over.
) Selective breeding has resulted in diverse colour and patterning variation amongst discus species. From the original three species of wild fish, Discus have been line bred and hybridised to produce some stunning.