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Yellow Swordtail


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Yellow Swordtail - Xiphophorus clemenciae

Species name: Xiphophorus clemenciae


Common name: Yellow Swordtail

Family: Poeciliidae

Order: Cyprinodontiformes

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 4 cm / 1.5 inches

Environment: Freshwater

Origin: Central America: Oaxaca, Mexico.

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Xiphophorus clemenciae (Yellow Swordtail) is best kept alone or with other equally small calm species.

Water parameters: Temperature 22-26°C / 72-79°F; pH 7.2 – 8.0

Aquarium setup: Xiphophorus clemenciae (Yellow Swordtail) should be kept in aquarium that are densely planted along the sides and back and leaves open areas to swim on in the middle. Always keep more females then males.

Feeding: Xiphophorus clemenciae (Yellow Swordtail) accepts most foods.

Breeding: Xiphophorus clemenciae (Yellow Swordtail) are like all swordtails livebearers. The female give birth to her young among vegetation. Isolate pregnant females for more productive breeding.

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Montezuma Swordtail - Xiphophorus montezumae
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