Silver Mylossoma - Mylossoma duriventre Mylossoma duriventre
Silver Mylossoma


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Silver Mylossoma - Mylossoma duriventre

Species name: Mylossoma duriventre

Synonym: Mylossoma duriventre

Common name: Silver Mylossoma

Family: Characidae

Order: Characins

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 20 cm / 8 inches

Environment: Freshwater

Origin: Amazon basin of Peru and Brazil

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Mylossoma duriventre (Silver Mylossoma) is suitable for community aquariums with other species with similar size and demands.

Water parameters: Temperature 24-27˚C / 75-80˚F; pH 5.0 – 7.8

Aquarium setup: Mylossoma duriventre (Silver Mylossoma) needs and aquarium with plenty of space to swim on. They prefer a planted aquarium but will often eat most plants. You might try to use hardier plants such as java fern and anubias or just use plastic plants.

Feeding: Mylossoma duriventre (Silver Mylossoma) will accept most food. Vegetables should be a part of their diet.

Breeding: We have no information about any successful breeding of Mylossoma duriventre (Silver Mylossoma) in aquarium.

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