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    {M}onster Fish Keeper's Silverdollar and Pacu Club

    Discussion in 'Other Characins' started by AquaAlex1993, Aug 12, 2017 at 1:10 AM.

    1. AquaAlex1993

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      As many of you may or may not know, I am a BIG FAN of Metynnis, Myleus, and Pacu! Back in the day, I'm talking 2008-2009 ish I created a silver dollar club here on MFK, but it died out and I barely found the thread until I searched for it. So I decided to recreate a club. This time, since this is Monster Fish Keeper's after all, I've decided to add Pacu to the mix.
      Here is how you join the club:
      A.) Tell us about what kind of silver dollars and pacu you have and post picture/s
      B.) Once you've replied, you are entered. Your Club membership number will be the next number after the previous commenter. I will quote your message anyway and give you the number. Then, to be recongized as a Monster Silver Dollar and Pacu keeper, simply go to your signature and put {M} Official Silverdollar and Pacu Keeper #.
      This should be a funny and interesting thing for fish keepers.
      Should there be a lot of involvement, I will be create some tank decals to hang on your tank housing the silver dollar and pacu. Also, if this becomes popular, I'll do somewhat of a small contest best pacu and silver dollar picture wins (if it is ok with MFK staff first).
      NOTE: YES, you can use older pictures if you have kept them in the past. So it counts if you have them currently or kept them in the past.
      So let's begin!
      I have the following currently:
      4x Wide Bar/ Emperor Blue Hooks
      4x Red Hook Silver Dollars
      3 x Spotted Metynnis
      1 x Red Belly Pacu ( ok you guys have to forgive me on this, I LOVE pacu. I want to experience growing one up again and then give him to someone with a indoor pond locally, if he still has it).
      Here are some pictures. I'll have better pics tomorrow.
      {M}Official Silver Dollar and Pacu #1

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      Interesting looking background lol.I'll get some shots of my silvers in a little bit....
       
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      Ok cool!
       
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      Here ya go Al!
      20170812_114923.jpg Three red hooks and one tiger.The small fish is a tiger scat who likes to hang out with the four silvers.
       
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      Wow! You got some gorgeous Red hooks! The tiger scat is cool too!
      You are {M} Official Silverdollar Keeper #2
      feel free to add it to your signature
       
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      Thank you for that honored distinction Alex.I had two tiger silvers but the other one was bullied and harassed to death by the red hooks for some reason..another shot for ya.
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      I have to admit, I wasn't a fan of the tiger stripe dollars, but I am starting to take a liking to them. May add them to my bigger tank with my other metynnis the spotted ones.
       
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      .....and I am not as enamored with them after having them for a bit.I liked what I saw in photos and such but I guess that is the extent of it.I'm sorry to have lost a tiger and I am committed to keeping the one that I have left but I certainly won't be getting any more.The red hooks are tops with me and I can use another two or three in my group.
       
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      Yea, sometimes silver dollar aggression is very frustrating. My wide bar silver dollars act like caribe piranha always chasing except during feeding and their bars are unstable most of the time.
      I'm not sure at the moment if I'll do tigers they are expensive up here.
      You should get some wide bar silvers or thin bars, I think you'll love them they will add some nice color to your tank.

      Here are some new pics of my silverdollars and my new redbelly pacu. Got him last week at 2'' and now he's about 2.5''. I know he gets huge but I want to experience growing one out.

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      @Dloks@Dloks here you go join the group
       

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