Other Silver Dollar Names:
Silver Dollar, Red Hook
Silver Dollar Scientific Name:
Silver Dollar Temperament:
Species Type: Characins (Tetras)
Silver Dollar Adult Size: 12 inches (cm)
Silver Dollar Life Expectancy: 11 years
Silver Dollar Habitat: South American Rivers
Silver Dollar Minimum Tank Size:
Peaceful schooling fish
Silver Dollar Diet & Nutrition:
Herbivore - Fresh green vegetables, vegetable based flakes or pellets
Silver Dollar Description:
As schooling fish, silver dollars do well in groups of 4 or more. The physical appearance of the silver dollar is basically round with the fish being as tall as it is long. The fish are silver in color and may have black or grey spots.
Tank Mate Compatibility:
Other community fish - should be kept in small school of 4 or more
Silver Dollar Breeding & Spawning:
Silver Dollars breed in schools so a large bottom area is required for an entire school to breed. Eggs are typically laid on or near plants.
Determining Silver Dollar Sex:
The anal fin is typically longer and more colorful on males.
Silver Dollar Diseases:
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