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Volume III – Issue I – Spring 1996


Ion Exchangers: Is Completely Desalinated Water Always
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
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
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,
Live food sealed in plastic without hesitation?
From: Egbert Lehner, Germany
Answered by: Dieter Untergasser

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


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

Development of Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics
From reader: Jürgen Singer, Germany
Garlic as an Anti-Namatodal Agent in the Genus:
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
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



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
Beate R. Sellner & Burkhard Ramsch
Translator: William Charlton
Experiences and Problems as Beginners With Discus
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

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


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

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
From Reader: H. Goodman, USA
Appeal to our Readers: Better Discus in Aquarium
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