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    Ahhh, silver dollars are lovely! You'll need more than 3 though - they're schooling fish. I kept 6 when I had them. They are very skittish and can move like lightning when they want to. Be aware that spooking them will result in them smashing into the ends of your tank so until they've settled, walk into the room slowly!

    They love peas and romain lettuce. They're big veggie-eaters.

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    I always liked silver dollars but their size always kept me away, something you don't have to worry about.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ~firefly~
    Ahhh, silver dollars are lovely! You'll need more than 3 though - they're schooling fish. I kept 6 when I had them. They are very skittish and can move like lightning when they want to. Be aware that spooking them will result in them smashing into the ends of your tank so until they've settled, walk into the room slowly!

    They love peas and romain lettuce. They're big veggie-eaters.
    thanks firefly. I'll make sure they get some lettuce = already feed the tank peas on a regular basis.
    Three was all he had and as I've said, these three have been together for a long time. Also appreciate the tip on their skittishness. I'm used to walking softly around the tank so this will not be a new practice :o)
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, nerites & mystery snails
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    It looks like your still on the forum, so how did they like their new tank?
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
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    [QUOTE=steeler1]It looks like your still on the forum, so how did they like their new tank?[/QUOTE

    Sorry I didn't see this. so far. all is good. They're appear to be comfortable and calmly exploring. The BP's don't seem to be too sure about them and have tucked into their hiding spots.
    Feeding time soon so I have no doubt they're be front and center again
    thanks for checking!@
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, nerites & mystery snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: Blood Parrots, severum, Jurupari, EBJD, congos, kribs, clown pleco, snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
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    They are zero nitrate fish. In breeding my L144's if the nitrate elevates I have troubles. Most likely just a bit of a spike of something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Indian Woods Angels
    They are zero nitrate fish. In breeding my L144's if the nitrate elevates I have troubles. Most likely just a bit of a spike of something.
    Whoa. 0 nitrate. that I did not know. Although the nitrites in this tank have remained very low - less than 5. Still he was always on the bottom so there certainly would have been a higher nitrate concentration there.
    thanks.
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, nerites & mystery snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: Blood Parrots, severum, Jurupari, EBJD, congos, kribs, clown pleco, snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
    Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
    Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492

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    Quote Originally Posted by fishmommie
    thanks firefly. I'll make sure they get some lettuce = already feed the tank peas on a regular basis.
    Three was all he had and as I've said, these three have been together for a long time. Also appreciate the tip on their skittishness. I'm used to walking softly around the tank so this will not be a new practice :o)
    Simply walking by silently is enough for them to spook and fly across the tank. Don't even get me on the water changes. They won't stop sprinting to each side of the tank until the gravel tube is out.
    Last edited by Rocksor; 11-17-2012 at 03:22 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rocksor
    Simply walking by silently is enough for them to spook and fly across the tank. Don't even get me on the water changes. They won't stop sprinting to each side of the tank until the gravel tube is out.
    Oh boy. So far, these guys haven't been too skittish. I have to walk by the tank to get to my desk in my office and have been by many times already today. They're doing pretty good. The BP's, however, have gone into hiding mode. they must be pouting because they popped out for breakfast, greedy as always, but are now back in their caves - probably protecting their established territories not realizing the SD's are too big to take over their little hidey holes.
    Today is water change day but I'm going to put it off until tomorrow to give the SD's a little longer to get used to the lay out.

    So far, they don't like anything I've fed them. totally ignored the fish flakes. I wasn't thinking. should have picked up some veggie flakes. They did pick at the peas I dropped in and ate a little but are ignoring the romaine lettuce I've clipped to the driftwood. just sank a slice of cucumber - we'll see what happens with that. I'm betting they've never been given fresh veggies so it may take a while for them to realize it's food.

    Has anyone tried canned spinach with SD's?
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, nerites & mystery snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: Blood Parrots, severum, Jurupari, EBJD, congos, kribs, clown pleco, snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
    Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
    Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492

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    Thx. Have another on me! - pRED Enjoy the 4th brother :-) - Taurus Bleeding blues! - RiversGirl TGIF and here's to the bleeding blues Lee. - Taurus This one's on me.... - Slaphppy7 
    pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie Congrats on 30th anniversary, Lee - SeaLady the Bleeding blue makes an appearance at last! - RiversGirl And one for you for as well. :) - Compass T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    To new fishies and gambling addictions! lol - Compass Good to see your still at it. - Strider199 Happy 2 year anniversary! - Slaphppy7 Congratualtions on 2 years at the AC.  We are all better for it! - fishmommie Happy 2nd anniversary. to Many more - SeaLady 
    for the thing in your signature about saandy hook, i was in elementary during that time. - aquariumlover10 Thanks for the bucks!! - SeaLady No Message - RiversGirl New fishys - SeaLady Congrats on 7,000 posts! - Slaphppy7 
    Children with Disabilities - Parkinson's Disease - VACTERL - Young Onset Parkinson's Association - steeler1 Childhood Cancer - steeler1 Anti-Tobacco - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - steeler1 Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - steeler1 Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - steeler1 
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    I think you having a bigger tank will help them be less jumpy. I'm sure they will be fine. Do a little more reading on them.

    There are also several different silver's out there so everyone will have a different disposition.
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