Scientific Name: Poecilia reticulata
Common Name: Guppy, Fancy Tail Guppy, Millions Fish, Rainbow Fish
Adult Size: 2 inches
Life Expectancy: 3 - 5 years
Habitat: Central America
Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallons
Ideal Tank Conditions:
pH : 7.0 - 8.0
Temperature : 66°F - 84°F
Water Hardness : 10° to 20°
Temperament: Peaceful and hardy fish that is good for beginners.
Diet/Nutrition: Flakes, freeze dried and live foods. Vary their diet for optimum colors and health.
Breeding: Livebearers and not very hard to breed. If you have males and females, chances are you will eventually have guppy babies. Parents will eat their young if not separated.
Gender: The male will have the larger, more colorful tails.
Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart