Speckled Platy - Xiphophorus kosszanderi
Species name: Xiphophorus kosszanderi
Common name: Speckled Platy
Maximum size: 5 cm / 2 inches
Origin: Central America
Company: Xiphophorus kosszanderi (Speckled Platy) should be kept with other peaceful species.
Water parameters: temperature 28-32°C / 82-90°F; pH 7.5 – 8.5
Aquarium setup: Xiphophorus kosszanderi (Speckled Platy) should be kept in a well planted aquarium with open areas to swim on. Floating plants are appreciated. Always keep more females than males.
Feeding: Xiphophorus kosszanderi (Speckled Platy) will accept most food sources.
Breeding: Xiphophorus kosszanderi (Speckled Platy) are livebearers that gives birth to fully developed fry among plants and vegetation. A female can produce several batches of fry from a single fertilization. The female can be isolated a few days before she give birth to increase the fry survival rate. Remove the female from the isolation tank ones she has given birth to the fry.
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