Rosen's Hybrid Platy - Xiphophorus roseni Xiphophorus roseni
Rosen's Hybrid Platy


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Rosen's Hybrid Platy - Xiphophorus roseni

Species name: Xiphophorus roseni

Common name: Rosen's Hybrid Platy

Family: Poeciliidae

Order: Cyprinodontiformes

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 5 cm / 2 inches

Environment: freshwater

Origin: Central America

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Rosen's hybrid platy can just like other platys be kept in community aquarium with other small species.

Water parameters: Temperature 24-28°C / 75-82°F; pH 7.2 – 7.8

Aquarium setup: Xiphophorus roseni (Rosen's Hybrid Platy) is best kept in a densely planted aquarium with areas with open water. You should always keep more females than males in an aquarium.

Feeding: Xiphophorus roseni (Rosen's Hybrid Platy) accepts most foods as long as that they are small enough..

Breeding: Xiphophorus roseni (Rosen's Hybrid Platy) are livebearers. They give birth to their young protect by plants. The fry is fully developed when they are born. Isolate the females a few days before they give birth to increase the survival rate among the fry.

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Rosen's Hybrid Platy - Xiphophorus roseni