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"Saphire Blue Diamond Discus Fish" 2 inch


Product Description

The blue diamond discus is one of the most highly sought after discus fish for tropical aquarium due to its beautiful color and luster.  The beautiful blue diamond discus is a cultivated discus that results from a recessive trait of the blue variety of turquoise discus. Whereas blue turquoise discus normally have striations throughout their bodies, those showing the recessive trait have transparent bodies without any markings. These turquoise discus with the recessive trait have been specially bred together to produce the blue diamond discus. 

The blue diamond discus has a solid blue hue over a pale body without any markings, and it has a noticeably shiny luster, hence the name “diamond.” Some blue diamond discus will have yellow coloring on their tail fins. The blue diamond discus also has unusual red eyes. Like all discus, it has a noticeably round shape, and its body is flat. The blue diamond’s fins are slightly thinner than most varieties of discus fish, but it still has the rounded shape that discus are known for. A mature blue diamond discus will be about 8” long, and it is almost as tall as it is long. 

Although in turquoise discus the lack of markings is recessive, when two blue diamond discus are bred, all of the fry will be blue diamonds. Cultivated discus are much easier to breed than natural discus, and with the proper water conditions, you could soon see your mature blue diamonds pairing off and mating. A family of these blue beauties will be a treat to enjoy in any aquarium. 

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  1. Nice Color 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 8th Nov 2017

    This discus is a great size and color vigorous eater,happy and healthy. Thanks for the amazing discus

  2. Beautiful fish Great Service 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 23rd Oct 2017

    I have had only good experiences working with Mac's Discus. So far I have ordered 11 fish and all have arrived healthy. I have yet to lose one Discus in two months. In my experience ordering on line, I usually lose a few fish in the acclimation period but not with these discus, all are doing great. I even asked to have my first order postponed due to a hurricane and Steve was great about it! This fish is big and beautiful. It became a beautiful color within 24 hours after acclimation and is swimming around in the display tank after a quarantine period happy and healthy.

  3. A diamond indeed 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 27th Sep 2017

    Probably one of the most beautiful of its kind
    It was my first order of 5 fish. Everything that is advertised is true and Steve is such a nice guy who cares for both his fish and his customer follow all his advices, read his blog and you will be successful!
    I will definitely come back!

  4. Beautiful fish. 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th Sep 2017

    This fish is shaped well and has high fins.

  5. Great Purchasing Experience 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 11th Aug 2017

    Discus arrived all in good shape. Nice packing job/w the warmer. Their in their new home swimming around. Nice variety. Thank-you for your great customer service. I will be a returning customer.

  6. Beautiful Blue! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 27th Jun 2017

    This is one of the prettiest discus in my tank! The blue color is unique. It is very bright, and really stands out.

  7. Awesome Saphire Blue Diamond Discus 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 28th May 2017

    Awesome pair of Sapphire Blue Diamond Discs... And excellent service and insight from Stve.

  8. Finally great fish at a fair price 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 10th Apr 2017

    I have ordered 10 fish and all are beautiful and doing well. If you're into discus this is the place to get them.

  9. Amazing discus fish at Mac's discus 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 7th Apr 2017

    This my first time to write a review. I bought 18 discus from Mac's all of them were amazing in color, size and price. The saphire blue diamond looks just like the picture on his site. Best place to buy discus.

  10. Beautiful healthy fish 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 1st Apr 2017

    I must say I was pleasantly surprised by the fabulous customer service. Steve responded rapidly and answered all my questions thoroughly. The sapphire blue arrived healthy and adapted to my tank within hours. Great fish, great customer service, and great prices equals a great business in my opinion. I highly recommend Mac's Discus to friends and strangers!

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