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Old 08-25-2018, 08:38 AM   #1
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Can silver dollars fit in a 250 litre?

Iím hoping to house a small school in my empty 250 litre tank, are there any smaller species of silver dollars? Do they school together if different? I wouldnít add much more than them, let me know what you think
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Yes, a small school of SD' S can be kept in your 250 L. tank. I kept a school of six Spotted SD' S in a 65 gal. Tank for several years. The spotted " Metynnis Maculatus" variety, especially the males, stay relatively small. The Tiger Stripe variety grows round, rather than long and can be kept in a 250 L.
The common SD, Metynnis. Argenteus, grows pretty big and would eventually look awkward in your tank.
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Yes, a small school of SD' S can be kept in your 250 L. tank. I kept a school of six Spotted SD' S in a 65 gal. Tank for several years. The spotted " Metynnis Maculatus" variety, especially the males, stay relatively small. The Tiger Stripe variety grows round, rather than long and can be kept in a 250 L.

The common SD, Metynnis. Argenteus, grows pretty big and would eventually look awkward in your tank.


What a fabulous response, thankyou so much
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But make sure its NOT a planted tank. They love to eat plants. It was a bitter lesson i learned lol
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Yes and feed them duckweed they love it and live off it
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