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Guppies, Mollies, Platies and wild type Livebearers. Species profiles.


Black-Bellied Limia - Viewed 4514 times
Male top, female bottom. © Clint Norwood By Clint Norwood  Latin Name: Limia melanogaster  Adult Size: 5cm (2 inch

Brachyrhaphis holdridgei - Viewed 6000 times
By: Neil Hinckley Common Name: OlominaLatin Name: Brachyrhaphis holdridgeiOrigin: Central AmericaTemperature: 74-80º FEase Of Keeping: EasyAggressivness: Somewhat AggressiveLighting: AnyAdult Size: Females get to a bit less than 2"

Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora - Viewed 4711 times
By: Neil Hinckley Common Name: OlominaLatin Name: Brachyrhaphis rhabdophoraOrigin: Central AmericaTemperature: 72-82º FEase Of Keeping: EasyAggressivness: Mildly aggressiveLighting: AnyAdult Size: 1.5-2.5"Minimum Tank Size: 1

Brachyrhaphis roseni - Viewed 5861 times
By: Neil Hinckley Common Name: OlominaLatin Name: Brachyrhaphis roseniOrigin: Central AmericaTemperature: 70-76º FEase Of Keeping: EasyAggressivness: Mildly aggressiveLighting: AnyAdult Size: Males to about 1.5", females to about 2

Brachyrhaphis terrabensis - Viewed 3514 times
By: Neil Hinckley Common Name: OlominaLatin Name: Brachyrhaphis terrabensisOrigin: Central AmericaTemperature: 74-80º FEase Of Keeping: EasyAggressivness: Somewhat AggressiveLighting: AnyAdult Size: Females get to over 2", with mal

Dwarf Merry Widow - Phallichthys tico - Viewed 6124 times
By Clint Norwood   A female Dwarf Merry Widow  A mixe

Endler's Livebearer - Viewed 19241 times
Endler's were collected by Professor John Endler in North East Venezuela in 1975. This collection ended up in Germany, became popular with the aquarist there and were given the name "Endlers Livebearer". Though clearly related to the Guppies they are thought to be a distinct species. Endle

Endlers Livebearers Video - Viewed 5360 times
Endlers Livebearers Submitted by Becki Stacey

Guppies - Viewed 5642 times
By Clint Norwood   © Petfish.net Species/genus: Poecilia reticulata  Origin:  Central and South America, Trinidad

Malayan or Wrestling Halfbeak - Viewed 7596 times
By: EricaDwithFish  Common Name: Malayan or Wrestling HalfbeakLatin Name: dermogenys pusillaOrigin

Micropoecilia picta - The Painted Guppy - Viewed 7294 times
Micropoecilia picta © Clint Norwood Micropoecilia

Neoheterandria elegans - Viewed 8642 times
2 Neoheterandria elegans females © Clint Norwod By Clint Norwood Species/genus: Neoheterandria elegans Also known as: Tiger Teddy

Peociliopsis turrubarensis - Viewed 2825 times
Peociliopsis turrubarensis © Neil Hinckley By: Neil Hinckley Common Name: Olomina

Phallichthys amates pittieri - Viewed 5452 times
By: Neil Hinckley Common Name: Olomina, Iridescent WidowLatin Name: Phallichthys amates pittieriOrigin: Central AmericaTemperature: 72-80º F Ease Of Keeping: EasyAggressivness: Not AggressiveLighting: AnyAdult Size: 1.5" for both m

Platies - Viewed 4624 times
By Clint Norwood © Danelle © Darla

Poeciliopsis prolifica - Viewed 6694 times
By Clint Norwood  Adult Size: 3.5cm (1 ¼ in.) long for females, males smaller. A very tiny fish. Ease Of Keeping: Very Easy Community Fish: Yes, very peaceful. Origin: Coastal Central America, North to Mexico 

Poeciliopsis turneri - Viewed 3755 times
By Clint Norwood  Turneri pair, female top left, male bottom right© Clint Norwood Common Names: Turner's Topminnow, Blackspotte

Swordtail - Viewed 5434 times
A male Swordtail © Tom Haupenthal  Species/genus:   Xiphophorus helleri Origin:  Mexico Temp: &n

The Amazon Molly, Poecilia formosa - Viewed 6165 times
The Importance of the Reproductive Techniques of Poecilia formosa By Fredjikrang  One of the most interesting things in the world of vertebrates is what happens when you have a hybrid of two species. When this happens you tend to get many different kinds of results, so

The Platy - Viewed 4548 times
© Taylor By: Taylor Common Name: Platy&nb

Wild Molly - Poecilia gilli - Viewed 8102 times
By: Neil Hinckley Common Name: Wild MollyLatin Name: Poecilia gilliOrigin: Central AmericaTemperature: 72-80º FEase Of Keeping: EasyAggressivness: Not AggressiveLighting: AnyAdult Size: Females get to about 1.75", males to about 1.

Xenophallus umbratilis - Viewed 5501 times
Xenophallus umbratilis © Neil Hinckley By: Neil Hinckley Common Name: Olomina

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