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Mickey Mouse High-fin Platy

$999 CAD
SKU: 400000017686

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Mickey Mouse High-fin Platy

Description

Assorted High-fin Platies are a type of popular and colorful freshwater fish that are relatively easy to care for. Here are some key points to consider:

  1. Temperature: Platies are a tropical fish species and prefer water temperatures ranging from 70°F to 78°F (21°C to 26°C).

  2. Minimum Tank Size: For a small group of Platies, a tank size of at least 10 gallons (38 liters) is recommended. However, a larger tank will be necessary if you plan to keep more fish or if you have a mixed community aquarium.

Assorted High-fin Platies are a variety of Xiphophorus maculatus, commonly known as platies. They belong to the Poeciliidae family of freshwater fish.

Feeding Habits: Platies are omnivores and will readily accept a varied diet. They can be fed high-quality flake food, as well as live or frozen food such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, and daphnia. Including some vegetable matter in their diet, such as blanched zucchini or spinach, is also beneficial.

Habitat Preference: Platies are accustomed to living in densely planted, slow-moving, and heavily vegetated waters, so providing them with a well-planted aquarium is beneficial. They also appreciate having some open swimming space.

Water pH Level: Platies prefer a neutral to slightly alkaline pH level in the range of 7.0 to 8.2.

Behavior: Platies are generally peaceful and sociable fish, making them suitable for community aquariums. They are known for their lively and active behavior. They are not known to be aggressive and can coexist with other peaceful fish species.

Platies are social fish and are often found in groups. Keeping them in a small school can help them feel more secure and exhibit their natural behavior.

Ensure that the tank water is well-filtered and the tank is well-maintained with regular water changes. Avoid keeping them with aggressive fish species that may nip at their fins. Providing some hiding spots and areas with dense vegetation will make them feel secure and comfortable in their environment.

Specifications

  • Category
    Livebearers
  • Species Type
    Platies
  • Water Temperature
    70°F to 78°F
  • Minimum Tank Size
    10 Gallons
  • Water pH Level
    Alkaline, Neutral
  • Habitat Preference
    Planted Tanks
  • Behaviour
    Community Fish, Shoaling

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Mickey Mouse High-fin Platy

$999 CAD

Assorted High-fin Platies are a type of popular and colorful freshwater fish that are relatively easy to care for. Here are some key points to consider:

  1. Temperature: Platies are a tropical fish species and prefer water temperatures ranging from 70°F to 78°F (21°C to 26°C).

  2. Minimum Tank Size: For a small group of Platies, a tank size of at least 10 gallons (38 liters) is recommended. However, a larger tank will be necessary if you plan to keep more fish or if you have a mixed community aquarium.

Assorted High-fin Platies are a variety of Xiphophorus maculatus, commonly known as platies. They belong to the Poeciliidae family of freshwater fish.

Feeding Habits: Platies are omnivores and will readily accept a varied diet. They can be fed high-quality flake food, as well as live or frozen food such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, and daphnia. Including some vegetable matter in their diet, such as blanched zucchini or spinach, is also beneficial.

Habitat Preference: Platies are accustomed to living in densely planted, slow-moving, and heavily vegetated waters, so providing them with a well-planted aquarium is beneficial. They also appreciate having some open swimming space.

Water pH Level: Platies prefer a neutral to slightly alkaline pH level in the range of 7.0 to 8.2.

Behavior: Platies are generally peaceful and sociable fish, making them suitable for community aquariums. They are known for their lively and active behavior. They are not known to be aggressive and can coexist with other peaceful fish species.

Platies are social fish and are often found in groups. Keeping them in a small school can help them feel more secure and exhibit their natural behavior.

Ensure that the tank water is well-filtered and the tank is well-maintained with regular water changes. Avoid keeping them with aggressive fish species that may nip at their fins. Providing some hiding spots and areas with dense vegetation will make them feel secure and comfortable in their environment.

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