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The Platy



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By: Taylor
 
Common Name: Platy
 
Latin Name: Xiphphorus variatus
 
Origin: Eastern Mexico
 
Temperature: 75-80°F (23-27°C)
 
Ease Of Keeping: Extremely easy
 
Aggressivness: peaceful, though males may chase females
 
Lighting: anything
 
Adult Size: 2.5 inches 6.5 cm
 
Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallon
 
Feeding: vegtable matter and occational meat
 
Spawning Method: livebearer
 
Comments:
Platies are the best beginner fish! Colorful, friendly and their water quality forgivness make these guys the best.
 
A more advanced aquarist could possibly breed a new variety.

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