Other Guppy Names:
Guppy, Fancy Guppy
Guppy Scientific Name:
Species Type: Livebearers
Guppy Adult Size: 2.5 inches (cm)
Guppy Life Expectancy: 3 years
Guppy Habitat: Central American swamps and lakes
Guppy Minimum Tank Size:
Guppy Diet & Nutrition:
Omnivorous fish that does well with flake food.
Guppies are one of the most common tropical fishes in the hobby because of their striking color variations and peaceful nature. Guppies are easily bred and vary widely in appearance. Because of this, many aquarists have devoted their time to breeding differing strains of guppies.
Tank Mate Compatibility:
Other community fish
Guppy Breeding & Spawning:
Prolific livebearers - mothers should be seperated into a fry tank with a lot of cover once the belly gets square and the eggspot gets dark as she and other guppies will eat fry.
Determining Guppy Sex:
Sex can be easily determined by the male's modified anal fin (gonopodium).The male is more colourful than the female and has a longer and ornate tail fin. Females grow larger and have a more rounded body
All over but prefers top.
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