Great color breeding and a fun name distinguishes the peppermint platy. It is not often such alliteration is accidental, but these fish truly resemble little red and white peppermint candies and just as sweet.
- Scientific Name: Xiphophorus maculatus
- Origin: Central and South America
- Lifespan: 3 years
- Max Size: 2 inches
- Food: Flake, live, frozen