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Pineapple Swordtail

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Pineapple Swordtail

Swordtails are another great addition to a peaceful community aquarium. The Pineapple Swordtails have pink lines running through their yellow body. The males have a long "Sword" like tale and females have a normal short tail. Please be aware that this is a listing for both male and female varieties at random, and not simply the males with long tails.

Features
Approx. size: 2-5cm
Maximum size: 8cm
Origin: South America
Ideal number kept together: 3+

Water conditions
pH: 6.0–8.0
Hardness: 90–447 ppm
Temp: 23-28°C

Ease of care
Easy. The sexes will need to either be kept separately or 2 females to every 1 male. They will harass the females otherwise.

Diet
The food we recommend is tropical flake and granules.

Compatibility

A community aquarium with no fin nipping fish.

Breeding/ Sex

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

Life Span

They can live to anything from 1-2 years in perfect conditions.

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