Hello discus lovers, I am Ricky, a discus breeder from Johor Bahru in Malaysia. I started this hobby with one 50g tank in 1997, whilst I was studying part time to become an optician. It was difficult but I saved a part of my very small salary to buy the discus that I loved. I was forced to give up the hobby in 2000 when I transferred to China to set up a franchise store.

In 2001 I returned to Malaysia and was able to re-launch my hobby. I set up a fish shop with 80% that sold predominately discus fish. I was very happy with the shop because I met many people that were as passionate as me about keeping discus and during this time I gained and gathered as information and experience as possible.

In 2005 I set up a discus farm with 150 tanks. My main passion and focus was on selective breeding of red gold diamonds. I found it very difficult at first to manage 150 tankers compare to a few tanks compared to running my shop or the work I did as a hobbies and as a result I had to learn very quickly on how to manage water ,workers , money and so on.

In year 2008/2009 I started up a 100 tank quarantine farm with my business partner in Singapore and these days people are able to buy my fish in several of countrys. Currently I am focusing on RGD, Velvet Rouge, Velentine, Altum Carnation, Altum Snake Skin and of course the our new development the Violet Platinum.

If all continues to go well I'll plan further strengthen my breeding program and I will certainly keep improving the quality of my current strains and I will work very hard to develop even more strains for discuslovers around the world.

I would like to pasas this message to all discus lovers around the world: never give up the hobby, always be prepared to learn new and exciting things, and share your knowledge and experience with others.

My list of achievement s include:

2nd in Snake Skin Discus Club Singapore 2005
3rd in Red Aquarama 2005

1st in Red Aquarama 2007

1st in Red Discus Club Malaysia 2008

1st in Red Aquarama 2009
1st in turquoise Aquarama 2009
2nd in turquoise Aquarama 2009
3rd in Open Aquarama 2009

Grand Champion in Red Discus Club Singapore 2010
1st in Red
2nd in Red
3rd in Red
1st in Turquoise
3rd in Turquoise
1st in Open Solid
1st in Snake Skin

1st in Red Discus Club Malaysia 2010
2nd in Red
1st in Turquoise
2nd in Turquoise
1st in Snake Skin
3rd in Snake Skin

GrandChampion for Duisburg International Discus Show 2010
1st in Red
2nd in Red
1st in Red Tuquoise
1st in Open Pattern

Napoli International Show
1st in Red
2nd in Red
1st in Stripe Turquoise

Singapore International Discus Show December 2010
1st in Red
2nd in Red
2nd in Open Solid
1st in Open Pattern

AquaFair International Discus Show November 2010
1st in Red
1st in Snake Skin

Year 2011
Grand Champion in Red , First Indonesia International Championship
1st in Red
2nd in Red 
3rd in Red

Year 2011 Taiwan International Discus Show
1st in Red
3rd in Red
4th in Red Turquoise

 
     
 
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