Species name: Xiphophorus gracilis
Maximum size: 5 cm / 2 inches
Origin: Central America
Company: Xiphophorus gracilis should be kept with other peaceful species.
Water parameters: Temperature 28-32°C / 82-90°F; pH 7.5 – 8.1
Aquarium setup: Xiphophorus gracilis should be kept in an aquarium that are densely planted along the back and sides while the front should be left open to allow the fishes area to swim on. Always keep more females than males
Feeding: Xiphophorus gracilis prefers live and frozen food but usually accepts most food sources.
Breeding: Xiphophorus gracilis are live bearers. The females give birth to live fry among plants. The fry is fully developed and will immediately start searching for food and shelter. One fertilization can result in several batches of fry. Isolate the female a few days before she gives birth if you want protect the fry.
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