Red Hook Silver Dollar - Myleus rubripinnis
Species name: Myleus rubripinnis
Synonym: Myletes rubripinnis
Common name: Red Hook Silver Dollar
Maximum size: 20 cm / 8 inches
Origin: Guyana, Amazon
Company: Myleus rubripinnis (Red Hook Silver Dollar) is suitable for community aquarium with other mid sized lively species.
Water parameters: Temperature 22-26˚C / 72-79˚F; pH 5.0 – 7.0
Aquarium setup: Red Hook Silver Dollar should be kept in a well planted aquarium with open areas. They will eat some plants but prefers a well planted aquarium so you will just have to accept that you might loss some plants. They should always be kept in schools.
Feeding: They accepts flake food. Vegetables should be a part of their diet.
Breeding: Myleus rubripinnis (Red Hook Silver Dollar) has as far as we know not been breed in aquarium.
Picture of Red Hook Silver Dollar - Myleus rubripinnis. Copyright www.jjphoto.dk
Myleus rubripinnis "luna" - "Luna" Red Hook Silver Dollar. Copyright www.jjphoto.dk
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