Red Eye Red Lyretail Swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri)


Selectively bred for their bright red coloration, the Red Eye Red Lyretail Swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri), also known as the Vampire Swordtail, is one of the rarer and coveted variants of the Wild Green Swordtail. They are a hardy livebearer with a generally peaceful disposition. A school of Red Eye Red Lyretail Swordtails will add an excellent pop of color to a freshwater community tank!


Red Eye Red Lyretail Swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri)

Origin:  Aquacultured Asia
Diet: Omnivore and micropredator, will readily feed on most prepared and frozen foods in the aquarium
Adult Size:  5″
Recommended Tank Size: 20gallons
Compatibility: Peaceful with almost all tankmates

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

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