Family: Poeciliidae

Xiphophorus maculatus

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Size: 1½ in (4 cm)
Habitat: North and Central America: Ciudad Veracruz, Mexico to northern Belize
Min Tank Size: 20″ ten gallon (37.9 Litre)
Diet: Omnivorous eats live, flake, wafer, or frozen foods easily.
Behavior: Peaceful, prefers conspecific company. Keep one male with several females.
Water: Temperature range 68 to 79°F (20 to 26°C) pH range: 7.0 – 8.3; dH range: 10 – 28°
Care: Easy, very hardy. Benefits from the addition of some aquarium salt.
Communities: Excellent, do not keep with fish that will nip fins.
Suitability: Excellent.

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