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Old 12-04-2011, 09:22 PM   #1
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Hi:

I notice that the color of 2 of my discus is changing to Black color.
What could be the reason and treatment.
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Old 12-05-2011, 09:09 AM   #2
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My discus turn dark when they are cleaning the pot to spawn or tending eggs/fry. I have seen sick discus that are dark also. Watch their behaviour.....are they hanging in a corner, not eating, are their eyes dark, skittish? If they are active and eating with no outward signs of illness that is good!
Any change in behaviour I test water and do a big water change..they love a w/c
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Old 12-05-2011, 10:15 AM   #3
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I would say they are too stressed.
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I agree I think they're stressed, check your water parameters and temperature. Keep it warm above 86/30deg C

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