Red Hook Silver Dollar (Myloplus rubripinnis) CareSheet

The Red Hook Silver Dollar is a bright schooling fish found across South America's Amazon Basin. They thrive in groups of five or more and make great "dither" fish for huge cichlids or other predatory fish. With their continual, quick swimming and close schooling habit, they can give movement to the higher levels of bigger aquariums.

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Origin: Wild Colombia
Locale: Rio Orinoco
Diet: Invertebrates, frozen & prepared feeds
Adult Size: 6"
Recommended Tank Size: 75 gallons
Compatibility: Generally peaceful, best kept with larger fish
Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 6.5 - 7.5
Temp: 76-80F
Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: 30ppm