The Yellow Marlboro discus is extremely popular among hobbyists mainly because of their yellow colouration. Anal and dorsal fins of yellow Marlboro discus will have electric blue stripes that add an extra element of beauty. Overall colouration of discus will vary depending on mood and overall health of the fish. It is a fact that discus has surpassed angelfish as the most popular freshwater aquarium fish species. Natural region of discus ranges from Amazon to the Rio Negro regions of South American continent.
The yellow Marlboro discus requires an advanced level of care due to its feeding habits and water filtration requirements. This peaceful fish is among the schooling group that forms a well defined nuclear family and it becomes slightly territorial during breeding. Yellow Marlboro discus prefers freeze dried bloodworms, tubifex, high quality flake food and frozen foods. Approximate purchase size of yellow Marlboro discus is 2.5 to 3.5 inch. Slightly acidic water is required for the spawning of yellow Marlboro discus and it is famous among experienced aquarium hobby specialists. Typical tank setup of yellow Marlboro discus is well planted with driftwood, bogwood or rock wood. It is ideal to keep Yellow Marlboro cichlid with other peaceful fish including South American cichlid.