Male & female Guppy
Poecilia reticulata Common name Guppy.
They can grow up to 5-8 cm / 2 to 3 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 7.0-7.5, and temperatures of 22-26 Celsius / 72-79 ° F.
They come in a large variety of colours and different fins.
Males are more colourful and have larger flowing colourful fins. Females get bigger in the body, and have a lot smaller fins also not as much colour as the male.
Both males and females are peaceful, so can mix with small community fish. As they are a live bearing fish it is best to mix more females to males, as the males can pester the females a little to much.
With the guppies they do like a little aquarium salt in there water. Getting your salt levels checked is best before adding these fish in your tank.
They have a diet of flakes, small pellets, and granular foods, also treats of freeze dried, live or frozen foods.
Guppies are small fish, they only require small size foods.
Feeding colour enhancing foods is best to keep there lovely colours.
Flake, mini granular foods are best for them, with live and frozen as treats.
With guppies we only recommend feeding once a day at the most.
Good food we recommend for them would be