Best tank mates for discus?

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    Could anyone please give me some advice on good tank mates for discus? I do not want to overstock so looking for smaller fish that do well in schools. Considering black tetra's and / or neons but just want to get some alterative recommendations.

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    neons and black neons will get eaten eventually.... go for Cardinal and Rummy noses.... how big is ithe tank and how many discus do you have?
     
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    My tank is about 320 litres adding my external canister filter and I have 8 2 inch discus in. I matured the water for 6 weeks and my plants have rooted and seem to be stable.
     
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    320l.... thats what a 4ft tank?
     
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    4 foot tank yes...
     
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    the discus will out grow that tank pretty quickly.... but ja i would add 20 cardnals and 20 rummy noses with a few corries at the bottom
     
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    Thank you... How many discus would you recommend for the tank size?
     
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