CAN DISCUS AND GOLD FISH LIVE TOGETHER ?
Nope and this is not a matter of a Discus being a cichlid and putting it with a non cichild either. I’m trying to kill off that fallacy in this forum. It’s simply a matter of a Discus is a tropical fish and Goldfish are cold water types, and not to mention, this is a MAJOR challenge that isn’t for everyone. I’ve conversed with some very professional fish keepers on other forums, and it’s very possible to get goldfish to adapt to tropical temps, but they won’t do quite as well. However, given the waste output of goldfish, even if you do this properly, and the high sensitivity of the Discus to water quality, this isn’t a good candidate to mix. I’d give a project like this, about a 5% chance of working out. Let me clear that up too. By working out, I mean keeping the group a full life period, not just a few months or years either. If your tank is large enough, in this case, we’re probably talking about a minimum of like a 150 and up for a pair of Discus and goldfish, you might get this to