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Neon Guppy (Buy 10 free 2)

RM 1.00


 

Species name:  Poecilia reticulata

Synonym:  Acanthophacelus guppii, Acanthophacelus reticulatus, Girardinus guppii, Girardinus reticulatus, Haridichthys reticulatus, Heterandria guppyi, Lebistes poecilioides, Lebistes poeciloides, Lebistes reticulatus, Poecilia reticulatus, Poecilioides reticulatus,

Common Names:  Guppy

Family:  Poeciliidae (Poeciliids)

Order: Cyprinodontiformes (rivulines, killifishes and live bearers)

Class:  Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)

Max. size:  6 cm / 2.5 inch

Environment:  Fresh and brackish waters

Origin:  South America, Venezuela, Barbados, Trinidad, northern Brazil and the Guyanas.

Temperament:  Non aggressive.

Company:  Can be kept in most community aquariums. Don’t keep with aggressive fish.

Water parameters:  pH 7.0-8.5, temperature 18-28°C / 64 - 82° F

Aquarium setup:  Best kept with a lot of plants and free swimming space. Need a larger aquarium to develop optimal but do well in most aquariums.

Feeding:  accepts all kind of food that’s small enough. Fry accepts fine flake food

Breeding Live bearer. Males got a large Caudal fin. Femals give birth to fry once every 2-2.5 weeks. If adequate hiding places exists some fry will survive. For more prodictive breeding isolate pregnant females and return them once fry is born.