Platy Fisk Dräktig?
- Platies General Description The Platy fish is a freshwater fish belonging to the genus Xiphophorus that is commonly lumped in with other livebearers like Swordtails, Mollies, and Guppies.
- Maintenance and Care Platy is a fairly small but active fish that does well when kept in groups with others of the same species and with other small, non-aggressive community fish.
- Breeding Info
- Aquarium Varieties
What kind of fish is a platy?
Platy is a common name of freshwater fish in the genus Xiphophorus that lacks a ‘sword’ at the bottom of their tails. Both species are livebearers, similar to other fish of the family Poeciliidae, such as the guppy and molly. Platies are native to the east coast of Central America and southern Mexico.
What does a parrot platy fish look like?
Parrot Platy Fish are an interesting-looking hybrid fish that is instantly recognizable because of the V-shaped pattern on their tail, with two black stripes edging the margins the tail. They’re available in gold, yellow, red and other color varieties. They’re highly popular in the aquarium trade, especially in North America.
What is the habitat of a platy?
Habitat and Tank Conditions. Platy fish are small tropical fish from the rivers of Central America. The three species of Platies inhabit different rivers of South America: the Swordtail Platy is only found in the river system of Rio Soto La Marina in Mexico.
What colors do gold red platy fish come in?
The gold red’s fins are black or clear. Gold red platy fish have been selectively bred in different colors. If you like the pattern but not the gold and red colorations, you may be able to find a local stock in different colors. Blues and greens are popular variations of the gold red platy.