Symphysodon, also known as Discus Fish, is a beautiful genus of south american cichlids. It is sometimes called pompadour fish among asian breeders. Discus is one of the most colorful freshwater species in the world and is so demanding in the fish market and aquarium industry. So far, three different species of the genus has been recognized in the wild. However, the new color mutation of captive bred discus is countless.