Royal Blue Discus Fish
. Royal Discus is a blend of both natural and cultivated discus varieties, and the result is a vividly colored fish that makes an attractive addition to a tropical aquarium. The color of the body and head of the royal blue discus varies to some degree. It has a series of vertical stress bars on its body, and its head displays the thicker stress bar of the naturally occurring discus. Some are a pale golden color, while others are a vibrant blue. The head of the royal blue discus has a pattern of white striations on it. The center of its body is covered with dark red, irregular striations that are close together. The striations are longer and spaced further apart on the outer parts of the royal blue discus’s body. The dorsal and pectoral fins are a dark red color covered with white striations. The tail fin of the royal blue discus is dark but opaque.
The royal blue is a large, tropical fish, and its body is quite round. At its full size, the discus will be approximately 8” long. Because of its roundness, its height is almost equal to its length. The royal blue discus has full, rounded fins that extend almost the full length of its body, which contributes to its overall round appearance. The body of the royal blue is very flat as well. The royal blue discus is an interesting discus because of its beautiful blend of natural and cultivated discus markings, and it will make a great show fish for any tropical aquarium.