Red Cobra Guppy, Male

lg 89830 Red Cobra Guppy
Latin name: (Poecilia reticulata)

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Peaceful

Color(s)

Black, Green, Red

Diet

Omnivore

Preferred Conditions

Easy

Avg. Max Size

2½"

Minimum Tank Size

10 gallons

Family

Poeciliidae

The Red Cobra Guppy is a remarkable fish that stands out in any freshwater aquarium. It is developed through years of selective breeding, which results in its eye-catching fiery color and remarkable rosette pattern. Not only is the Red Cobra Guppy visually stunning, but it’s also incredibly hardy and easy to care for. This makes it an excellent choice for those looking to spice up their aquariums with a vibrant and unique species. Furthermore, it is a peaceful fish that can peacefully coexist with other tank inhabitants.

The Red Cobra Guppy is an ideal choice for a beginning hobbyist due to its hardy and peaceful nature. It is important to maintain a steady water temperature, pH, and nutrient levels in the aquarium, although this fish is tolerant of small fluctuations in its environment. An aquarium of least 10 gallons in size is required to house the Red Cobra Guppy. Proper tankmates should also be chosen for the same temperament in order to ensure a harmonious environment. With its attractive colors and energetic personality, the Red Cobra Guppy is sure to bring joy to any aquarium. Keeping it healthy and happy requires minimal effort from the hobbyist, making it a great choice for a first time fishkeeper.

If you are interested in breeding guppies, the ideal aquarium should have a covering of floating plants and a breeding box to protect the fry. Guppies can be bred in a variety of aquariums, but the best results are usually achieved with an aquarium that is covered with floating plants. Adult guppies may eat the fry if left to fend for themselves without the breeding box. Feed the fry brine shrimp, micro food, and pulverized flakes.

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