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Scientific Name: Lebistes
reticulatus also Poecilia reticulatus
Native Region: Central America, Mexico, Venezuela,
Temperament: Community. Peaceful. Excellent for
community tanks, for children or others who are starting their first aquarium. Great
way to explain the "birds & the bees".
Feeding: Will do well with standard flake food, but
some live foods, live & adult brine shrimp and bloodworms will enhance color, size and
5.0 - 19.0
Adult Size: 2.5" - 3" (females larger than
Sexing: Males are far
more colorful and have longer fins. They also have the modified anal fin typical of
livebearers. Females are usually much larger and are a drab olive/silver.
Breeding Guppies and Raising
All around a great starter fish and their are those who continue their interest
into the genetics and breeding of exotic strains as a specialty in their hobby.
1 tbs. of aquarium salt per 5 gallons of water is highly recommended for
guppies, as with all tropical freshwater fish.
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