Assorted Platy Platies

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Assorted Platy

The Platy is a very popular community aquarium fish. This lively species loves to swim around in groups which makes them stand out in a freshwater aquarium. This listing is for a mix of assorted platy species, and will include different patterns and colours drawn from our available stock. The photo is for illustration only - the colours and patterns supplied will be completely random, and may differ from those pictured.

Assorted male and females supplied. We can segregate on request subject to availability - please contact us prior to ordering.

Features
Approx. size: 1-2" / 2-5cm
Maximum size: 7cm
Origin: South America
Ideal number kept together: 3+

Water conditions
Our conditions: temp 22 °C, pH 7.5
Ideal pH: 7.0 – 8.5
Hardness: 15 – 35°H
Ideal temperature: 20 – 29 °C

Ease of care
Easy. Prolific breeders, very few specific requirements.

Diet
The food we recommend is tropical fish flake. They can occassionally have frozen or live food like daphnia.

Compatibility
A community aquarium of similar size with no long finned fish or fin nippers.

Breeding/ Sex
Easy. They are live bearers so will spawn extremely quickly and young.

Life Span
Assorted platies can live for 1-2 years in perfect conditions.

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