Assorted Platy

Assorted Platy
Latin name:
(Xiphophorus maculatus)

Care Level





Assorted, Orange, Red



Preferred Conditions

64-77° F, KH 10-25, pH 7.0-8.2

Avg. Max Size


Minimum Tank Size

10 gallons


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The Platy is a very hardy fish and is sure to bring life and vibrancy to your aquarium. They can adapt to a variety of water parameters and conditions, making them easy to care for. Furthermore, they are very peaceful fish and are great for community tanks. They should be housed in an aquarium of at least 10 gallons and should be accompanied by hardy plants like Java Fern and Java Moss. With their bright color and peaceful temperament, the Platy is an ideal choice for any aquarium enthusiast, from beginners to experts.

The Platy is a livebearer that can reproduce at only three to four months of age. Its male counterpart is smaller and more vividly colored, as it can be identified by its gonopodium. This species is typically suitable for a community aquarium, as the fry will reach maturity in these types of environments. Additionally, the Platy is known to be an undemanding species and can easily adapt to a variety of water parameters. Furthermore, they are easy to feed and are peaceful in nature, making them a great addition to any tank.

The Platy is an omnivorous fish that will eat commercially prepared flaked foods and algae, as well as freeze-dried bloodworms and tubifex, and brine shrimp.