Description of Silver Dollar Fish Body shape is like a coin, with silver coloration.A community of them makes an impressive aquarium.Males have longer anal fin with a reddish tinge at the front hence can be recognized easily.Their aquarium needs to be large with open areas to swim and caves as retreats.Plastic plants are advisable as they tend to damage living ones.
South America, the Amazon region, East of Rio Negro and Guyana.
Vegetable flakes, pellets and fresh foods.
Peaceful and can be kept with other fish in aquarium.
Temperature 73-81°F (23-27°C); soft (50-100 mg/l) and acidic to neutral (pH 5.0-7.0)