Platys are a common aquarium fish found in North and Central America. They are a staple for community tanks and will get along with other non aggressive species. Live birth of fish is almost guaranteed in a tank containing mixed sexes, similar to guppies. Platys have been bred to produce many different colors and patterns. Hi fin platies have very extended dorsal fins.
Scientific Name: Xiphophorus maculatus
Origin: Central and South America
Lifespan: 3 years
Max Size: 2 inches
Food: Flake, live, frozen