Breeders work with several variations to bring out a platy that has all the colors of the rainbow - blues, reds, yellows, and black. The rainbow platy is diversity at its finest, and these platies are as hardy and adaptable as any of the other straighter variations.
- Scientific Name: Xiphophorus maculatus
- Origin: Central and South America
- Lifespan: 3 years
- Max Size: 2 inches
- Food: Flake