Representing the dollar coin Susan B. Reaching about 3 inches in length, these characins are laterally flattened with silver bodies and dark vertical striping. With patchy distribution throughout South America, Striped Silver Dollars have a preference for densely vegetative riparian habitats. In captivity, they do best in tanks with plenty of open swimming space, dim lighting, and some dark refuges.
When stocking your aquarium, the density of fish can vary depending on your tank configuration, filtration system and species. Consult your local fish store expert for a recommendation based on your specific setup. Fill your aquarium with a burst of color!
This large, mouthbrooding, peach-colored, tiger-striped betta may well be the ideal species for the dedicated wild betta fan looking for something a little out of the ordinary. This mouthbrooding betta hails from Western Borneo and Palau Laut Island in Southeast Asia and was once commonly called the black betta—quite an unusual moniker for a fish that is normally a peachy-orange color! This fish really can show off its beauty in sunlight when it frequently shows iridescence of green, blue, and purple hues.