Solid Yellow Variatus High Fin Platy - Xiphophorus maculatus

Solid Yellow Variatus High Fin Platy - Xiphophorus maculatus

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Solid Yellow Variatus High Fin Platy (Xiphophorus maculatus): A Splash of Sunshine in Your Aquarium

Introducing the Solid Yellow Variatus High Fin Platy, scientifically known as Xiphophorus maculatus, a vivacious addition to your aquarium that brings a burst of sunshine and elegance to your aquatic haven. Originating from the rivers of Central America, these platies are celebrated for their solid yellow coloration and distinctive high dorsal fin.

Key Features:

1. Radiant Yellow Hue: Marvel at the brilliant and solid yellow coloration of the Solid Yellow Variatus High Fin Platy. Their sunny disposition adds warmth and vibrancy to your aquarium, creating a visually striking focal point.

2. High Fin Elegance: Admire the elegance of the high dorsal fin that sets the Solid Yellow Variatus apart. The elongated and gracefully trailing fin adds a touch of sophistication, enhancing the overall beauty of these captivating platies.

3. Playful and Sociable: Experience the playful and sociable nature of the Solid Yellow Variatus High Fin Platies. They are active swimmers and thrive in a community setting, making them an ideal choice for aquariums with a variety of tankmates.

4. Easy Care and Versatility: Enjoy the ease of care that comes with Solid Yellow Variatus High Fin Platies. Known for their adaptability and resilience, they are suitable for both beginners and experienced aquarists. Their hardy nature makes them a great choice for community aquariums.

Care Instructions:

  • Aquarium Setup: Create a well-decorated aquarium with live plants, driftwood, and hiding spots. Solid Yellow Variatus High Fin Platies appreciate a tank with gentle water flow and ample swimming space.

  • Feeding: Provide a varied diet of high-quality flakes, pellets, and occasional live or frozen foods. Their yellow color can be enhanced with foods rich in natural pigments.

  • Water Parameters: Maintain stable water conditions with a temperature range of 78-82°F and a slightly alkaline to neutral pH (7.0-7.5).

Maximum Size: The Solid Yellow Variatus High Fin Platy typically reaches a maximum size of approximately 2.5 inches (6.35 cm).


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