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.
Approx. size: 2-5cm
Maximum size: 8cm
Origin: South America
Ideal number kept together: 3+
Hardness: 90–447 ppm
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.
The food we recommend is tropical flake and granules.
A community aquarium with no fin nipping fish.
Easy. They are live bearers so will spawn extremely quickly and young.
They can live to anything from 1-2 years in perfect conditions.
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