Black Guppy, Male

Latin name: (Poecilia reticulata)

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Peaceful

Color(s)

Black, White

Diet

Omnivore

Preferred Conditions

Easy

Avg. Max Size

2½"

Minimum Tank Size

10 gallons

Family

Poeciliidae

The Black Guppy, scientifically known as Poecilia reticulata, is a unique variety of guppy that has been developed through years of careful selective breeding. It features a sophisticated color scheme, with the rear half of its body displaying a dark, black and blue coloration, while the front half of the body is a light metallic silver grey coloration with splashes of vibrant rainbow colors. This breed of guppy is also known as the Millions Fish or Fancy Guppy. It is an ideal choice for aquarists looking to add a bit of flair to their aquariums. In addition, the Black Guppy is known to be hardy, long-lived, and relatively easy to care for. As a result, it is a great option for both novice and experienced aquarists alike.

The Black Guppy is a great choice for any aquarist, as it is a hardy, peaceful fish that is easy to keep in a freshwater community aquarium. With proper attention to water parameters, the Black Guppy will thrive in an aquarium of 10 gallons or larger. Its energetic personality makes it a great addition to any tank. Furthermore, they are very adaptable and tolerant of small changes in water parameters, making them a great choice for beginning aquarists. With the right care and attention, the Black Guppy can be a great addition to any freshwater aquarium.

Guppies are a popular fish to keep in an aquarium, and even those with little experience can often breed them successfully. The ideal aquarium should have plenty of floating plants and a breeding box to protect the fry, and adults may eat the fry if left to fend for themselves. The fry should be fed brine shrimp, micro food and pulverized flakes, and care should be taken to provide them with a safe and secure environment.

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