Category: Swordtail fish

Swordtail fish Xiphophorous hellerii) are a very popular community aquarium fish. Their popularity stems from their ease of care and peaceful nature. They have quite unique types of fins with a great variety of colors, making them commonly referred to as Red swordtails or Green swordtails.

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Green swordtail

The green swordtail (Xiphophorus hellerii) is a species of freshwater/brackishfish in familyPoeciliidae of orderCyprinodontiformes. A live-bearer, it is closely related to the southern platyfish or ‘platy’ (X. maculatus) and can crossbreed with it. It is native to an area of North and Central America stretching from Veracruz, Mexico, to northwestern Honduras. The male...

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Pineapple Swordtail Xiphophorus Helleri

Common name: Pineapple Swordtail Scientific name: Xiphophorus Helleri Average Adult Fish Size: 8cm / 3 Inches Place of Origin: Malaysia, Singapore Typical Tank setup: Because of its peaceful nature, the Pineapple Swordtail is well suited for the community aquarium. However,...

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Red Swordtail Xiphophorus Helleri

Common name: Red Swordtail Scientific name: Xiphophorus Helleri Average Adult Fish Size: 8cm / 3 Inches Place of Origin: Malaysia, Singapore Typical Tank setup: Because of its peaceful nature, the Red Swordtail is well suited for the community aquarium. However, the...

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