Asstorted Hi-fin Platy - Xiphophorus variatus

Asstorted Hi-fin Platy - Xiphophorus variatus

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Assorted Hi-Fin Platy - Xiphophorus variatus

Product Description:

The Assorted Hi-Fin Platy (Xiphophorus variatus) is a vibrant and lively freshwater fish that adds a splash of color and excitement to any aquarium. With their striking high dorsal fins and a variety of stunning colors, these platys are perfect for both novice and experienced aquarists.

Key Features:

1. Stunning Variety: Assorted Hi-Fin Platys come in a range of beautiful colors, including shades of red, orange, yellow, and blue, often with unique patterns. Their high dorsal fins add an extra touch of elegance and flair.

2. Hardy and Adaptable: These fish are known for their hardiness and adaptability, making them an excellent choice for beginners. They thrive in a variety of water conditions and are easy to care for.

3. Peaceful and Social: Hi-Fin Platys are peaceful and social fish that get along well with other community fish. They are active swimmers and enjoy the company of their own kind, making them a delightful addition to a community tank.

Care Instructions:

  • Tank Size: A minimum tank size of 10 gallons is recommended, though larger tanks will allow for more swimming space and a healthier environment.

  • Aquarium Setup: Provide a well-planted tank with plenty of hiding spots and open swimming areas. Live plants, rocks, and driftwood create a natural and comfortable habitat for these fish.

  • Feeding: Offer a varied diet that includes high-quality flake or pellet food, supplemented with live or frozen foods like brine shrimp, daphnia, and bloodworms. Feeding 2-3 times daily in small amounts ensures they get proper nutrition.

  • Water Parameters: Maintain stable water conditions with a temperature range of 70-80°F (21-27°C), pH between 7.0-8.2, and hardness between 10-25 dGH. Regular water changes and good filtration are essential for their well-being.

  • Tank Mates: Suitable tank mates include other peaceful community fish such as tetras, guppies, mollies, and corydoras. Avoid housing them with aggressive or much larger fish.

Difficulty: Easy, suitable for beginner aquarists.

Maximum Size: Assorted Hi-Fin Platys can grow up to 2.5 inches (6.5 cm) in length.

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