Spotted Silver Dollar
The spotted silver dollar, or green spotted silver dollar, is a larger schooling fish of the streams and rivers of the Brazilian Amazon basin. Though related to the common silver dollar, the spotted silver dollar is a different species. Like silver dollars, spotted silver dollars are one of the hardiest fish in the aquarium trade. Adults have a green hue to the body and black spots. These are peaceful community fish,but should not be kept with fish that can fit in their mouths. A School of four makes a nice display.
- Scientific name: Metynnis lippincottianus
- Origin: Brazil Amazon Basin
- Max Size: 6 inches
- Food: Flake, pellets, frozen
- Shipping Size: Approx. 1 inch to 1 1/2 inches