Other Polka-dot Livebearer Names:
Polka-dot Livebearer, Polka-Dot Split Fin
Polka-dot Livebearer Scientific Name:
Polka-dot Livebearer Temperament:
Species Type: Livebearers
Polka-dot Livebearer Adult Size: 3 inches (cm)
Polka-dot Livebearer Life Expectancy: 5 years
Polka-dot Livebearer Habitat: Lakes
Polka-dot Livebearer Minimum Tank Size:
Peaceful community fish. This fish lives in schools.
Polka-dot Livebearer Diet & Nutrition:
Omnivorous - Does well with flake food
Polka-dot Livebearer Description:
The polka-dot livebearer is a great aquarium fish. It is easy to care for and accepts most types of food. It can accept many different water conditions and is a good community fish. The polka-dot livebearer is an attactive fish that is gold in color with black dots. It also has a splash of yellow on its caudal fin.
Tank Mate Compatibility:
Other peaceful community fish
Polka-dot Livebearer Breeding & Spawning:
As this fish is a livebearer the female is fertilized directly by the male. The gestation period is about 8 weeks. Provide plenty of cover for the fry once they are born.
Determining Polka-dot Livebearer Sex:
Females are slightly larger than males, and the males have a modified anal fin with a gonopodium.
Polka-dot Livebearer Diseases:
None specific to species
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