Assorted Platy (Xiphophorus maculatus)


An aquarium hobby classic, the Platy is a livebearing species found through parts of Central America but it has been bred worldwide for the aquarium hobby for decades. In that time, the wild form has been developed in to dozens of varieties and color forms, including the popular Mickey Mouse, Blue, Tuxedo, and more. A peaceful, hardy, and active fish, they are often recommended for beginners due to their ease of care.



Assorted Platy (Xiphophorus maculatus)

Origin:  Aquacultured Sri Lanka
Diet: Omnivore and micropredator, will readily feed on most prepared and frozen foods in the aquarium
Adult Size:  2″
Recommended Tank Size: 10gallons
Compatibility: Peaceful with almost all tankmates

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.8 – 7.8
Temp:                     76-80F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm