Originating from the Amazon River basin
, discus are a popular choice for aquariums because of the bright colors they possess. They are a round shaped and have dorsal and pectoral fins that lead all the way to its tail which makes it a beautiful view to see as it glides around the water. This bright red discus is attractive and an eye catcher. It is a very peaceful creature and highly social especially among other types of fish that are not hostile. It can be kept with several discuses at one time and are slow feeders. The gorgeous body of the San Merah discus contrasts among its fellow inhabitants of the aquarium and the plants.