The Silver Dollar is a large but peaceful fish.
- Scientific Name: Metynnis hypsauchen
- Common Name: Silver Dollar
- Geographic Origin: South America
- Habitat: They like to eat plants!
- Gender Difference: Females are generally more round
- Breeding: Egg scatterer
- Temperament: Peaceful with similar sized fish
- Maximum Size: 6″
- Temperature: 75°F – 82°F
- pH: 6.0 – 7.0
- Water Hardness: Soft-Neutral
- Water Region: Middle
- How many?: Groups of 5 or more is ideal
- Diet: Herbivore – We suggest small sinking pellets such as New Life Spectrum AlgaeMax