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Xiphophorus meyeri


Family: Poeciliidae
Species: Xiphophorus meyeri
Common Name: Muzquiz Platy,Marbled swordtail.
Size: Up to 1.2 inches (3cm) Females larger than males.
Habitat: North America: Río Salado ecoregion in Mexico.
Min Tank Size: 20" ten gallon (37.9 Litre).
Diet: Omnivorous, not demanding, flake frozen or live. Supplement with green material.
Behavior: Peaceful, prefers conspecific company. Keep one male with several females.
Water: Temperature 73 - 82°F (23 - 28°C); pH 7.0-7.7 dH range: 5 - 20
Care: Well planted and well lit aquarium, with no large tank mates.
Communities: Good.
Suitability: Good for all.

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