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Family: Poeciliidae

Xiphophorus variatus

Common Name:

Variatus, Variable platyfish, Variegated Platy.

Size: Up to 2.75 inches (7.0cm) Females larger than males.
Habitat: Central America: Endemic to Mexico from southern Tamaulipas to northern Veracruz.
Min Tank Size: 24″ 15 gallon (56.7 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 59 77°F (15 25°C); pH 7.0-8.0 dH range: 9 19
Care: Well planted and well lit aquarium, with no large tank mates.
Communities: Good.
Suitability: Good for all.

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