Gold Diamond Discus Fish. If you are interested in a beautiful splash of gold color in your freshwater aquarium, then the gold diamond discus is an excellent choice. The tropical gold diamond discus is a cultivated discus that has been bred to eliminate the vertical stress bars found in naturally occurring discus. It has also been bred to produce its vibrant coloring. This stunning fish is a dazzling yellow-gold color. It is free of spots and striations on its body, but its head has a few white striations. The pectoral and dorsal fins of the gold diamond discus have white striations, and the tips of the fins are a darker color than the rest of the fish. The tail fin of the gold diamond discus is dark as well.
The gold diamond discus has a pleasantly rounded shape. This is due to its body being almost as tall as it is wide. At its full size, the gold diamond discus will reach approximately 8” in length. Its body is flat, and it has very full pectoral and dorsal fins that extend the full length of its body, contributing to the roundness of the gold diamond discus. Collectors of discus expect vivid colors, and this golden beauty is sure to satisfy even the most discriminating collector. The gold color of the fish will stand out among the vegetation in any aquarium, and the gold diamond discus is also impressive due to its large size. This is one discus that is worthy of any tropical aquarium.