Silver Dollar

Other Silver Dollar Names: Silver Dollar, Red Hook

Silver Dollar Scientific Name: Myletes rubripinnis

Silver Dollar (Myletes rubripinnis))

Temperature Range: 72°F-80°F
pH Range: 5.1-7.2
Hardness Range: 10-20°

Family: Characidae

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: 55 gallons

Silver Dollar Temperament: 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.

Aquarium Region: Middle

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