Rainbow Pigeon Discus Fish
. (Pigeon Snake Skin Discus Fish). The rainbow pigeon discus is a vividly colored fish that will make a big splash of color in your freshwater tropical aquarium. It has been bred to produce rich, bold colors and an engaging pattern of markings. The head and the body of the rainbow pigeon discus are light colored, although its head is often more colorful than the base color of its body. The rainbow pigeon discus has an allover pattern of striations that form intricately connected patterns. The striations vary in color from fish to fish, but they are typically dark orange, brownish red, or a vibrant red. The head of the rainbow pigeon discus has white striations. The pectoral and dorsal fins of the rainbow pigeon discus are covered in striations that appear as lines, and close to the tail fin the striations appear as spots. The half of the tail fin closest to its body also exhibits spotted striations. Some rainbow pigeon discus will have a sprinkling of black speckles on its body and head.
The rainbow pigeon discus is a large, vibrantly colored fish, and its shape makes it unique among tropical fish. Collectors love the roundness of the discus fish. The rainbow pigeon discus grows to about 8” in length, and it will be nearly as tall as it is wide. Its flat, round shape is enhanced by its full, rounded pectoral and dorsal fins. In a tropical aquarium, the shape, size, and vivid coloring of the rainbow pigeon discus will make it a standout among your other fish.