Red Coral Platy

Other Red Coral Platy Names: Red Coral Platy

Red Coral Platy Scientific Name: Xiphophorus maculatus

Red Coral Platy (Xiphophorus maculatus))

Temperature Range: 65°F-78°F
pH Range: 7-8
Hardness Range: 10-25°

Family: Poeciliidae

Species Type: Livebearers

Red Coral Platy Adult Size: 2.5 inches (cm)

Red Coral Platy Life Expectancy: 3 years

Red Coral Platy Habitat: Central America

Red Coral Platy Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallons

Red Coral Platy Temperament: Very peaceful fish but is also active. Great for beginners.

Red Coral Platy Diet & Nutrition: For best health feed fish flakes, live and frozen foods. Is an omnivore and will want both plant and live food. Brine shrimp, blood worms and mosquito larvae are taken well.

Red Coral Platy Description: Due to the high color of red this is a fishkeeping favorite for aquariums. It is a brilliant red. The females will be larger than the males but both sport vibrant colors. Easy to raise this is a perfect fish for beginners. Will have live birth.

Tank Mate Compatibility: ood for a community tank. Because it is peaceful in nature will get along well with other peaceful fish.

Red Coral Platy Breeding & Spawning: This species is a livebearer. Will eat young after giving birth. Separate female from young immediately. 1 male to 2 female ratio is best.

Determining Red Coral Platy Sex: The female will be larger than the males. Colors and fins are the same.

Aquarium Region: All over.

Red Coral Platy Diseases: Freshwater Fish Disease

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