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  Great Lakes Discus, Discus Fish Breeder
I was told that the parameters for keeping a discus would be almost impossible to maintain.
I have purchased many discus from Roy to add to my bloodlines and in my opinion Roy is a quality man not a quantity man. He fits my needs because he sends me discus that are of healthy, high quality breeding stock.
But overall I am seeing many people fail in the discus hobby because they are receiving sick discus from suppliers who are not caring for or treating their discus properly.
www.greatlakesdiscus.com   (1559 words)

  Discus Fish Care Guide for Setting up the Discus Fish Aquarium and Discus Habitat by Rocky Mountain Discus
The dominate discus fish is usually the largest, the first to eat and the first to pair off.
With an understanding of the nitrification process in the discus aquarium, a decision must be made on which method to employ to achieve nitrification in the discus aquarium filter.
Discus fish are grazers and this must be considered in formulation a discus fish nutrition program.
www.rockymountaindiscus.com /Discus_Fish_Care.htm   (1887 words)

  Discus throw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The discus, the object to be thrown, is a lens-shaped heavy disc with a diameter of 220 mm (8.66 inches) and a weight of two kilograms (4 lb 7 oz) for the men's event, and one kg (2 lb 3 oz) for the women's, with a smaller diameter of 182 mm (7.17 inches).
A practice discus made of solid rubber is often used in high school; it is cheaper, more durable, and easier to learn to throw with (due to the more equal distribution of weight, as opposed to the heavy rim weight of the metal rim/core disci).
The discus must land within a 40-degree or 60-degree arc marked by lines on the landing zone, and the competitor must not exit the circle until the discus has landed, then must wait for the judge to give clearance to exit the ring from any direction.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Discus_throw   (0 words)

 Discus throw
The discus throw is an athletics (track and field) throwing event where the object to be thrown is a heavy with a diameter of 22 cm and a weight of two kilograms, whereas the women's discus weighs one kilogram.
The discus must land within a 40 or 60 -degree arc marked by lines on the landing zone, and the competitor must not leave the circle until the discus has landed.
As well as achieving maximum momentum in the discus on throwing, the discus's distance is also determined by the trajectory the thrower imparts, as well as the aerodynamic behaviour of the discus.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/di/Discus.html   (0 words)

 Discus - LoveToKnow 1911
Throwing the discus was introduced as an event in modern athletics at the revived Olympic Games, first held at Athens in 1896, and since that time it has become a recognized event in the athletic championship meetings of several European nations, as well as in the United States, where it has become very popular.
According to the American rules the discus must be of a smooth, hard-wood body without finger-holes, weighted in the centre with lead disks and capped with polished brass disks, with a steel ring on the outside.
It must be thrown from a 7 -ft. circle, which may not be overstepped in throwing, and the throw is measured from the spot where the discus first strikes the ground to the point in the circumference of the circle on a line between the centre and the point of striking.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Discus   (0 words)

 Aerodynamics in Sports Equipment, Recreation and Machines - Discus - Instructor
The lift imparted on the discus is similar to the lift felt by your hand when you hold it outside the window of a moving car.
This is because the discus is thrown with a spin.
The discus is greatly influenced by the forces of aerodynamics.
wings.avkids.com /Book/Sports/instructor/discus-01.html   (0 words)

 Discus Aquariums Discus Breeding Discus Care and Discus for Sale - Discus Madness Feeding Tips
Discus needs a lot of food to reach full growth, but remember to clean the left over after 15 minutes and keep up with water changes, this way you will avoid health problems in the future.
Discus will need a little more time and effort than a regular tropical fish, its beauty and behavior will conquer your heart and you will do anything to make them happy.
All Discus though, will thrive in a much wider range of water parameters, as long as the changes are not done suddenly they will adjust to ranges of PH, from 6.0 to 7.6, and hardness, from 50 to 450 PPM.
www.discusmadness.com /feeding_tips.html   (0 words)

 The Planted Discus Aquarium
Discus tend to be slow moving and graceful fish and look perfectly at home amid plants slowly swaying in the current.
Discus tend to be shy fish and are sometimes bothered by activity outside the tank.
Discus tend to be slow movers and have a big "sail" area due to their round bodies.
aquaticconcepts.thekrib.com /Articles/PAM_Discus.htm   (0 words)

 Discus - Symphysodon aequifasciatus/discus
There is a greater concentration of wood and rock to plant life in the discus habitat, most of the plant life is lillies and other floating types, so the discus feels more at home in subdued lighting.
The general rule I have found with discus is that you keep a single fish, a *mated* pair, or in a large group.
Discus are predatory and in the wild they would eat small fishes, bugs, worms, grubs and maybe even dead animals.
www.aquahobby.com /gallery/e_discus.php   (0 words)

 Discus Basics
Discus have evolved a very specialized method of caring for their young.
Discus eggs require soft water to hatch, and both parents must be equally fertile to produce large spawns.
Once the young discus get past the ½” stage, growth is a function of the quality of food and frequency of water changes.
www.discusnada.org /discus/discus102.html   (0 words)

The cultivated fish from the Rio Purus laid the foundation for the Turquoise Discus in the years between 1960 and 1970, with the first fry being bred by E. Schmidt-Focke from fish caught by Harald Schultz.
The cultivated fish from the Rio Purus laid the foundation for the Turquoise Discus between 1960 and 1970.
This is a solid pure white Discus which does not exhibit any peppering as the White Swan does as it does not have any pigeon blood in it which is the source of fl body peppering.
www.wetpetz.com /discus.htm   (0 words)

 Freshwater Discus
The first discus known, Symphysodon discus discus was described by Johann Jacob Heckel (1790-1857), and is known as the Discus Heckel.
Discus originate in the mixed waters of the Brazilian Amazon River of South America.
Discus are peaceful fish and should not be kept with aggressive tank mates.
www.peteducation.com /category_summary.cfm?cls=16&cat=1921   (0 words)

 Discus: Heckel Discus, Red Discus, Ponpadour Discus, Pineapple Discus; Symphosodon discus, Green Discus, Brown Discus, ...
Discus are interesting and beautiful fish that have captured the attention of aquarists throughout the world.
Symphosodon discus willishwartzi is from the Rio Abacaxis south of the Amazon (abacaxis is Portuguese for 'pineapple').
Discus are relatively large and the most laterally compressed (flat) of all the cichlids.
animal-world.com /encyclo/fresh/cichlid/discus.php   (0 words)

 Discus Fish Care
A lot of people will tell you that discus are only for advanced fish keepers but in my experience they are easy to keep as long as you follow some basic rules.
Another point to cover is that discus are best suited to large deep aquariums as they commonly grow to around 6 or 7 inch.
They are also ok with various cat fish and plecs but please make sure the discus is the largest fish in the aquarium.
www.discus-fish-secrets.com /discuscare.htm   (0 words)

Discus fish are now being kept in planted tanks, with 3 watts of light per gallon being shined into the tank 12 hours a day.
When my Discus bred, they did so in water that was 7.2 I had toyed with the idea of lowering the pH, but I had heard a talk given at a cichlid convention by a known Discus breeder, and he said that if Angelfish could breed in the water, so could Discus.
There was a time when Discus breeders would never feed their fish flake or pellets, but this is no longer the case.
www.wetwebmedia.com /ca/volume_2/cav2i2/discus/discus.htm   (0 words)

With effect from 1 January 2003, the arc for the shot, discus and hammer is being reduced from 40 degrees to 34.92 degrees.
The thrower must leave from the rear half of the circle and there is a white line through the circle to show the front and back halves.
Discus is a highly technical event and should only be attempted with a qualified coach.
www.boja.org /throw_discus.htm   (0 words)

 DISCUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
DISCUS is a digital media showcase featuring collaborative sound and video art projects by faculty and students in the Electronic Art and Music Engineering Technology programs in the the College of Fine Arts at Ball State University.
DISCUS will present an engaging program of new digital art forms including video, animation and multi-channel surround sound and will feature the premiere of Polis, a digital video and sound collaboration between video artist, John Fillwalk and composer, Joseph Harchanko.
DISCUS is sponsored by the Center for Media Design at Ball State University and the Indianapolis Arts Council.
www.bsu.edu /web/DISCUS   (0 words)

 The Discus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Discus fish, from rivers and lakes of the Amazon, are a long-time popular aquarium fish, especially among experts.
Driftwood is a prefered tank decor for Discus, as it will also soften the water and keep the PH acidic.
Although peaceful, Discus fish are carnivorous and need meaty foods in their diets.
www.aquariacentral.com /fishinfo/fresh/discus.shtml   (0 words)

 Discus technique and training
Allow the discus to rest on the first joint of the fingers with the tips of the fingers over the rim.
The optimum angle for the discus is about 35 degrees (Bartonietz, 2000).
The specification for the discus depends on your gender and age.
www.brianmac.demon.co.uk /discus/index.htm   (0 words)

 Diffuse - DISCUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
DISCUS is a program written to simulate crystal structures and to calculate the corresponding Fourier transform.
It can, however, be equally well used for the simulation of perfect structures, of non crystalline materials and can be used as a very efficient tool in the teaching of diffraction physics.
There are no warranties that the programs or their documentation are free of error, or that it is consistent with any standard, or that it will meet the requirement for a particular application.
www.pa.msu.edu /cmp/billinge-group/programs/discus/discus.html   (0 words)

 Discus Fish Breeder Picture Photo Gallery of Rocky Mountain Discus Fish Hatchery
A state licensed discus fish breeder follows stringent fish husbandry procedures and all aspects of the discus breeding operation are carefully inspected on a regular basis.
Discus hobbyists have exciting new discus fish strains to satisfy their desire for new color forms.
Often in discus breeding a distinctive discus name is given to the colorful new strain created by a particular discus fish breeder.
www.rockymountaindiscus.com /Gallery.htm   (1503 words)

 DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
DISCUS selects resources that are appropriate for meeting the essential information needs of all South Carolinians -- school and college students and teachers, business persons, government officials, and private citizens.
The DISCUS Database Assessment Committee, with representative membership of school, college and public librarians, identifies priorities and selection criteria for the types of resources most needed by users.
DISCUS is primarily funded by an appropriation by the South Carolina General Assembly through the K-12 School Technology Initiative.
www.state.sc.us /scsl/discus/aboutd.html   (0 words)

 Canadian Throw Site: Discus, Javelin, Hammer, Shot Put News, Information, and Training Tips.
- The athlete holds the discus so that the first half of discus is in front of the index finger, palm on top, and the tips of the fingers are curled around the edge at the first joint.
The discus is swung back to the right at shoulder level twice to establish a rhythm to start the turn and to get the discus behind the body.
Introduction of the hold; (the first half of discus is in front of the index finger, palm on top, and the tips of the fingers are curled around the edge at the first joint.
www.canthrow.com /discus/index.shtml   (0 words)

 Discus Dental | About Us
As a company, we measure our success in smiles, and everything Discus Dental offers is designed to create them - smiles for patients, smiles for the dental team and smiles for the dentist.
We also want you to know that all Discus Dental products are backed by a 30-day unconditional money-back guarantee.
Discus Dental is your direct dealer for premium dental products.
www.discusdental.com /about   (0 words)

The discus is not held in the hand by wrapping the fingers around the edge.
As the discus comes around, the lead (left) arm is collapsed, the elbow bent and the thumb brought back to the upper chest area.
The arms are fully extended with the discus located behind the shoulder and midway between the belt line and the shoulders.
www.coachr.org /discus.htm   (0 words)

 Discus labeling software
Discus offers 680 MB of high fidelity artwork, including professionally drawn advertising grade illustrations for weddings and special occasions.
Discus 2 rated 5 stars (highest rating) MacOS Planet.
Discus is ready to operate in one second when launched from the hard drive (on a 1 Ghz machine) and can even be operated completely from the CD with no installation necessary.
www.magicmouse.com /h_discus_detail.html   (0 words)

 Takrit Discus Farm, discus breeders, discus fish
We are pride to present our discus farm by leading exporter.
Takrit Cheewaputtisakul is one of the oldest professional discus farm exporter and breeder with his experience more than 20 years and to be one of the best exporters in Thailand.
A lot of discus breeders and importers from Asia, Europe and United state of America etc. have been visited to our discus-farm.
www.takritdiscus.com /discus-farm-exporter.htm   (0 words)

Discus are one of the most beautiful tropical fish and should be given a tank designed for their special needs.
While most people keep discus by themselves, here are a few fish that we have seen in discus tanks: Clown loaches, farlowella catfish, small schooling tetras such as Neons, Cardinals, and Rummynose.
Housing: Discus are not for everyone, but if you have the proper set-up and feed them well you will be rewarded with a beautiful tank.
www.elmersaquarium.com /10discus.htm   (0 words)

 Discus Fish Stock List, Discus For Sale by Rocky Mountain Discus Hatchery and Discus Breeder.
With new strains of discus fish we want to work with we obtain the stock from the original discus fish breeder who developed it.
Our discus fish were selected by the National Aquarium in Baltimore for use in one of the Amazon exhibits.
A display of the discus fish in the planted corner 70 is attached to each aquarium.
www.rockymountaindiscus.com /Discus.htm   (655 words)

 Discus Fish, Flowerhorn, Guppy, Arowana Breeder & Exporter in Malaysia
Discus Fish, Flowerhorn, Guppy, Arowana Breeder and Exporter in Malaysia
We are well known and became the largest breeder and exporter of Discus Fish and FlowerHorn in Malaysia.
Our Discus Fish, Guppy and Flowerhorn Farm Located in Penang, one of the state in Malaysia.
www.thlaquatics.com   (151 words)

 Discus Records - site portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Though is more likely to be caught listening to Big Youth, Bob Dylan, Lambchop or Mahler.
Discus Records for electronic music by Martin Archer.
Discus Records is Martin Archer's CD label for new electronic and improvised music Discus Records for electronic music by Martin Archer.
www.discus-music.co.uk   (305 words)

 Magic Mouse Productions - Home of the best cd labeling software
Discus ships on a cross-platform CD which includes versions for Mac OS 9, Mac OS X, and Windows 2000, XP, Vista.
Discus supports all direct to CD printers, as well as all makes of die cut papers.
Discus 4 is finally here - After two years in development, we are now shipping a major new version of our Discus labeling program.
www.magicmouse.com   (335 words)

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