Origin: Central America: Tecolutla (Necaxa) River system, central Mexico.
Company: Xiphophorus evelynae (Highland Platy fish) should be kept with other small peaceful species with the same demands.
Water parameters: Temperature 22-27°C / 72-81°F; pH 6.0 – 7.0
Aquarium setup: Xiphophorus evelynae (Highland Platyfish) should be kept in a well planted aquarium. Plant the plants among the sides and in the back of the aquarium tank but leave some open areas in the middle of the aquarium to give the fishes an area where they can swim freely. Always keep more females than males.
Feeding: Xiphophorus evelynae (Highland Platy fish) will prefers frozen and live food. They may accept other food sources.
Breeding: Xiphophorus evelynae (Highland Platyfish) are livebearers. The female give birth to her fry in a heavily planted area of the aquarium or among floating plants. The female can be isolated before she give birth to protect the fry.
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