Myleus rubripinnis
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Myleus rubripinnis

Common Names: Red Hook
Silver Dollar
Synonyms: Myletes rubripinnis
Family: Characidae
Category: Characins
Distribution: America - South; Amazon River, South America
Main Ecosystem: River; River
Temperament: Schooling; Peaceful, schooling.
Diet: Herbivore; Herbivore
Care: Feed vegetable based pellets. A large tank with some hardy surface vegetation is required. Other plants will be eaten. Peat filtered water is recommended for maximum growth.
5 - 7
23°C - 27°C
73°F - 81°F
10 dH - 20 dH
Potential Size: Male: 30cm (11.8")
Female: 30cm (11.8")
Water Region: Middle; Middle
Activity: Diurnal; Diurnal
Gender: Not possible to determine by external features.
Breeding: Not possible in an aquarium.
Comments: Closely related to the Silver Dollar. Maximum size will only be attained in a very large aquarium.
Main Colours: Silver, Red
Markings: No Markings
Mouth: Normal
Tail: Flat
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Submitted By: Adam
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