1996 - ISSUE CONTENTS


Volume III - Issue I - Spring 1996

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Ion Exchangers: Is Completely Desalinated Water Always Acceptable?
By: Mayer, Engelbert,
Translator: Paul Ceroke, USA

Considerations on the Care and Breeding Behavior of “Pigeon Blood” Discus
By: Dr. Wolf, Reimund,
Translator: Paul Ceroke, USA

ROLAND TEUFEL,Obituary
Translator: Paul Ceroke, USA

Planning and setting up our new discus tank
By: Monika and Gerhard Glombitza
Translator: William Charlton

Dry Food — Exclusive Food for Tropical Fishes?
By: Matthias Ekstein,
Translator: William Charlton

DISKUS BRIEF-REVIEW
Photos: Symphysodon Discus Heckel; A Group of Turquoise Discus Fish; A Coral Red Female.

Effect of Atrazin on the Swimming Behavior of Zebra Danios and Possible Consequences for the Discus Hobby
By: Horst W. Köhler,
Translator: William Charlton

Altering a Behavior Pattern of the Discus Fish
By: Wayne Ng,
Translator: Doug Ngai

Question and Answers
Freshwater crustaceans, white worms association with catfishes.
From: Thomas Hofmann, Germany
Answered by: Dr. Peter Koelle and Prof. Dr. R. Hoffmann, Germany

Live food sealed in plastic without hesitation?
From: Egbert Lehner, Germany
Answered by: Dieter Untergasser

FLASHBACK
Egg Fungus - A Frequent Problem in Discus Breeding
From reader: Rolf Hutmacher, Germany
From reader: Martina Bruhn, Germany
Editors comment from Horst W. Köhler

Tapeworm infestation even with the offspring of discus fishes treated with Droncit
From reader: Walter Henle, Switzerland
Diskus Brief: Dr. G. Schmahl, University Lecturer, Germany

Garlic (Allium sativum) as an Anti-Nematodal Agent in the Genus: Symphysodon
From reader: Mike Reed, Chicago, IL USA
Author's Response: Terry F. Fairfield, B.S.

The First Italian Discus Championship
Paolo Politi, Italy

The First International Discus Championship

Volume III - Issue II - Summer 1996

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Treat First, then go to the Veterinarian?
Problems with Administering Medicines
Dr. Petra Kölle, Prof. Dr. Rudolf Hoffmann
Translator: William Charlton

Avoid Highly Concentrated, Short-Term Formalin Baths
Horst W. Köhler
Translator: William Charlton

Decomposition and Conversion in the Filter
Horst Schmitteckert, Germany
Translator: William Charlton

Breeders List

Discus Obsession!
Andreas Friedrich, Germany
Translator: Paul Ceroke, USA

Discus Competition in Hong Kong
Nathan Chiang
Translator: Paul Ceroke, USA

The First International Discus Championship - Press Release


Readers Inquiry: Sterility in Male Discus
Dan Dolack, Kentucky, USA

FLASHBACK
Development of Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics
From reader: Jürgen Singer, Germany

Garlic as an Anti-Namatodal Agent in the Genus: "Symphysodon"
From reader: Hans-Werner Gerhard, Germany
Editor's Note: Horst Köhler
Translator's Note: Paul Ceroke

Considerations on the Care and Breeding Behavior of 'Pigeon Blood' Discus
From reader: Axel Vester, Germany

Effect if Antrazine on the Swimming Behavior of the Zebra Danior and the Possible Consequences for the Discus Hobby
Supplement to: Volume III, Issue I - 1996, p 22-23.
By: Horst Köhler
Comments: Simon Theberge, biol. Quebec, Canada

Question and Answers
Elevated Temperature as a treatment for disease, Garlic against worms
Question: Elmar Rothenbusch, Germany
Answer: Horst Köhler

Partial Black Coloration in Discus
Question: Harold Hecke, Germany
Answer: Horst Köhler

Biofilter for Planted Aquarium
Question: Thomas Ruhaltinger, Austria
Answer: Hans J. Krause

Volume III - Issue III - Fall 1996

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Impressions of a Discus Group Trip to Malaysia
Horst W. Köhler
Translator: William Charlton

The Measurement of pH in ion-poor waters (soft water/spawning water)
Beate R. Sellner & Burkhard Ramsch
Translator: William Charlton

Experiences and Problems as Beginners With Discus Fishes
Ulrike Mählig and Richard Müller
Translator: William Charlton

Gill Worms and No End? Experiences with Formalin Treatments
Rolf Bünte

Catfish in the Planted Discus Aquarium
Matthias Ekstein
Translator: William Charlton

Gill Worms vs Formalin
Dr. Fritz Ziehler

The Art of Discus
Accattatis Cesare

FLASHBACK
Decomposition and Conversion in the Filter
From Reader: Helmut Schmidt, Germany
Heavy Metals and Herbicides in Drinking Water from the Lake Constance(Bodensee)
From Reader: Jürgen Singer, Germany

Question and Answers
Resistance against Protoopalina
From: Dirk Ludwig, Germany
Answered by: Dr. P. Kölle and Prof. Dr. R. Hoffmann, Germany.
Are resistance tests always reliable?
From: Horst W. Köhler
Answered by: Dr. Petra Kölle, Germany

Volume III - Issue IV - Winter 1996

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Experiences with Discus Purchased in Penang
Horst W. Köhler
Translator: Paul Ceroke

Ciliate Infestation from Penang
D. Steinfeld, Germany
Translator: William Charlton

Essentials of Genetics, Part 1: Fundamentals
Roland Fischer
Translator: William Charlton

International Discus Championship 1996
"New Star in the Aquarium Hobby Sky"
Press release Zoo Zajac

Measurement of pH in Soft Waters Part 2
Beate R. Sellner & Burkhard Ramsch
Biologists from Aquacare - Aquatic Systems Research
Translator: William Charlton

FLASHBACK
Partial Black Coloration in Discus
From Reader: Harald Hecke, Germany
Light Change When Breeding Pigeon Bloods
From Reader: Walter Henle, Switzerland
Editors Comment From: Horst W. Köhler
Catfish in Planted Discus Aquarium
From Reader: Frank Speck, Germany
Gill Worms and no End?
From Reader: Helmut Schmidt, Niederdorfelden
Epitheliocystis Among Discus, The new Discus Palgue?
From Reader: Nick Edmunds, New York
Request for Reader's Inquiry: Sterility in Male Discus
From Reader: H. Goodman, USA
Appeal to our Readers: Better Discus in Aquarium Shops
From: Horst W. Köhler
Pet Shop Discus
From: Horst W. Köhler

Question and Answers
Improved Fertilization at Lower pH
From: Bodo Ströhlein, Germany
Rising pH in hatching containers
From: H.-H. Brunke, Sehlde
Answered by: Horst W. Köhler


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