Platy - Xiphophorus maculatus

Origin: Central America
Temperament: Peaceful
Care: Feed with flakes or algae. Some salt in the water will do the fish good
Temperature Range: 18-26C
pH: 6.9-8.2
Potential Size: 5cm
Breeding: Platies are livebearers. Floating plants will help with the survival of the baby Platies, as the parents may eat their fry. 
Sex: Sex can be easily determined by the male's modified anal fin (gonopodium). Females grow larger and have a more rounded body.

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