DISCUS: Definitive Discus Guide – SPECIES & DISTRIBUTION

By Heiko Bleher

Heiko Bleher has written a fact file of the genus Symphysodon; how to identify each species; where they come from; bring representative images, also of their habitat; some of the variants across their range; what they feed in nature; which species live alongside and also how to set up a biotope aquarium. And although in detail he has given most of this in his book, Bleher’s Discus, Volume I (except for the set up of biotope aquarium) on which he worked for a live time (and everyone interested in more details and the entire history should consult it) he gives an abstract of those questions in two parts…

This and ALL the articles about aquatic research and fish/plant collecting are included in the ADVANCED Membership at €7,99/month

Read article


ADVANCED Membership gives you full access to the BAP Database:

  • All BIOTOPES IN NATURE with GPS locations and detailed description of the original environment, fishes and plants collected in this precise location, other aquatic inhabitants, water parameters, substrate, data on ecology
  • All BIOTOPE AQUARIUM MODELS, best possible replication of the BIOTOPE In NATURE (lake, creek, river), correct water type and chemical parameters, correct biological community, correct décor material
  • FISHES, list of alternative fish species to each BIN/BAM
  • PLANTS, list of alternative fish species to each BIN/BAM
  • ARTICLES about aquatic exploration by the best authors with hundreds of photos
*Note for USA members: Full price is 8.80US$/month. The Membership is renewed automatically every month. It can be cancelled at any time from “My Profile/My Membership” before the date of renewal.

You may also like…