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Assorted Platy

(Xiphophorus maculatus)
Assorted Platy
Quick Stats
Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallon
Care Level: Easy
Tank Conditions: 64-77F; pH 7.0-8.2; KH 10-25
Max. Size In Aquarium: Up to 2"
Color Form: Orange, Red, Various Colorations
Temperament: Peaceful
Diet:  Omnivore
Compatibility: View Chart
Origin: Farm Raised, Singapore
Family: Poeciliidae

The Platy, also known as the Moonfish or the Southern Platyfish, comes in many colors and fin variations, the most common being a brilliant red. The fins may alsovary in length and color. Some variations are the Wagtail, Blue Mirror, Simpson Tuxedo, and Simpson Coral Platy to name a few. Platies add brilliant colors to the aquarium as well as being very easy to keep, making them a great fish for beginners and accomplished aquarists alike.

The Platy requires a tank of at least 10 gallons that is densely planted with hardy plants like Java Fern and Java Moss. They are very peaceful fish and make an excellent addition to the community tank. Any other peaceful fish can be housed with them.

The Platy is a livebearer and is capable of reproducing at three to four months of age. The male is smaller and more brightly colored than the female, and can be distinguished by his gonopodium. The fry will most often reach maturity in a community tank.

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

Assorted Mickey Mouse Platys

(Xiphophorus maculatus)
Assorted Mickey Mouse Platys
Quick Stats
Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallon
Care Level: Easy
Tank Conditions: 64-77F; pH 7.0-8.2; KH 10-25
Max. Size In Aquarium: Up to 2"
Color Form: Blue, Orange, Red, Yellow
Temperament: Peaceful
Diet:  Omnivore
Compatibility: View Chart
Origin: Eastern Mexico, Guatemala, Northern Honduras
Family: Poeciliidae

The Mickey Mouse Platy is also known as the Moonfish or the Southern Platyfish, and is a hybrid color variation of Xiphophorus maculatus platy. The Mickey Mouse Platy is so named because of the black mark at the base of the body, reaching into the tail that is shaped like Mickey Mouse's silhouette. Color forms of orange, yellow, red, and blue are the most common. Platys add brilliant colors to the aquarium as well as being very easy to keep, making them a great fish for beginners and accomplished aquarists alike.

The Mickey Mouse Platy requires a tank of at least 10 gallons that is densely planted with hardy plants like Java Fern and Java Moss. They are very peaceful fish and make an excellent addition to the community tank. Any other peaceful fish can be housed with them.

The Mickey Mouse Platy is a livebearer and is capable of reproducing at three to four months of age. The male is smaller and more brightly colored than the female, and can be distinguished by his gonopodium. The fry will most often reach maturity in a community tank.

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

Topsail Platy

(Xiphophorus maculatus)
Topsail Platy
Quick Stats
Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallon
Care Level: Easy
Tank Conditions: 64-77F; pH 7.0-8.2; KH 10-25
Max. Size In Aquarium: Up to 2"
Color Form: Orange, Red, Yellow
Temperament: Peaceful
Diet:  Omnivore
Compatibility: View Chart
Origin: Eastern Mexico, Guatemala, Northern Honduras
Family: Poeciliidae

The Topsail Platy is also known as the Rainbow Platy, the Moonfish, or the Southern Platyfish and is a fin variation of Xiphophorus maculatus platy. These platys have a very high dorsal fin that extends halfway to the tail. Color forms vary from red, orange, and yellow. They add brilliant colors to the aquarium as well as being very easy to keep, making them a great fish for beginners and accomplished aquarists alike.

The Topsail Platy requires a tank of at least 10 gallons that is densely planted with hardy plants like Java Fern and Java Moss. They are very peaceful fish and make an excellent addition to the community tank. Any other peaceful fish can be housed with them.

The Topsail Platy is a livebearer and is capable of reproducing at three to four months of age. The male is smaller and more brightly colored than the female, and can be distinguished by his gonopodium. The fry will most often reach maturity in a community tank.

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

Hi Fin Platy

(Xiphophorus maculatus)
Hi Fin Platy
Quick Stats
Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallon
Care Level: Easy
Tank Conditions: 64-77F; pH 7.0-8.2; KH 10-25
Max. Size In Aquarium: Up to 2"
Color Form: Blue, Orange, Red, Wag, Yellow
Temperament: Peaceful
Diet:  Omnivore
Compatibility: View Chart
Origin: Eastern Mexico, Guatemala, Northern Honduras
Family: Poeciliidae

The Hi Fin Platy, also known as the Moonfish or the Southern Platyfish, is a hybrid fin variation of Xiphophorus maculatus platy. Hi Fin Platies were named because of the very tall dorsal fin that extends over their back. There are many different colors and color combinations of this fish. The most common colors are red, yellow, orange, blue, and wag varieties with black tails. They add brilliant colors to the aquarium as well as being very easy to keep, making them a great fish for beginners and accomplished aquarists alike.

The Hi Fin Platy requires a tank of at least 10 gallons that is densely planted with hardy plants like Java Fern and Java Moss. They are very peaceful fish and make an excellent addition to the community tank. Any other peaceful fish can be housed with them.

The Hi Fin Platy is a livebearer and is capable of reproducing at three to four months of age. The male is smaller and more brightly colored than the female, and can be distinguished by his gonopodium. The fry will most often reach maturity in a community tank.

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

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