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    Default Black Convicts and Silver Dollars


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    Is keeping one or two convicts and 5 silver dollar fish together a bad idea?

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    Yes its abad idea. Cons are nasty and sd are retiring and peaceful. How big is your tank?

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    I am planning on buying a 60 gallon and want to do as much research as possible before purchasing any fish.

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    That's a good idea. Sd go well with peaceful slowmoving fish. They do not like sudden movements aor any sort of aggression. I know its tough to not have variety but a school of 10 sd would be beatiful but that's all you would have. Not a bad thing.

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    Im probably gonna go in that direction and ensure that my silver dollars are very happy and healthy. Thanks for the help!

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    Make sure you have no plants in the tank. SD love to eat plants and veggies are part of their normal diet. I fed mine a romane lettuce leaf daily along with their regular food. Great fish.

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    what is a good tankmate for a Convict?
    RIP Shark Bait, my Red Tail Shark :(

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    for that 60g, you can add in a rainbow cichlid or salvini (tri-color cichlid) who could match the convicts aggression. If you get 2 convicts, and don't pay attention to the sex, you could end up with thousands in that 60g tank.

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    Smaug was right on with his description of silver dollars. They are nothing but a big tetra, easily terrorized and very nervous fish. What do you want more........the convicts or the SD?

    And then go from there but not together.

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