Are Silver Dollars Aggressive?


Topic: I have a 55 gallon fish aquarium? Are Silver Dollar fish aggressive towards other tropical fish? I want to get some more fish but I already have 3 silver dollars in my tank and was wondering what kind of fish I can get. Need some help on what would be fine to keep with my silver dollars? I was really wanting a dwarf gourami or a colorful fish for my tank. Thanks!


 

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Posted by Kimberly G: Most any tropical fish you find at your local fish shop are going to be fine with silver dollars. Especially if you are getting fish from Petco or Petsmart because they’re tropical fish are pretty calm and nice. A dwarf gourami would be a good suite. Create a community so that all the fish can live together and thrive. Silver dollars are from the Tetra family so it might be in your good nature to get more tetras that they can get a long with. Black skirt tetras are really cool fish!

Silver dollars are not aggressive. You may see them chasing each other around sometimes but that’s just how tetras and similar species play around. They are naturally pretty timid fish and aren’t going to bully any other fish.


 

silver dollar fishPosted by Grant P: I’ve found silver dollars to be such a weird temperament fish.. People keep them with super huge oscar fish and they do fine.. and then they also get a long in super laid back tanks like guppy tanks.. It’s like they just adapt to whatever scenario you put them in so well. Oscars are such mean fish and 3x the the size of the dollars.. I think it’s funny. I love these fish though.

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