Exotic Swordtail broodstock Combo (Green tuxedo, Cherry red albino , Pineapple , kohaku BE ,Red wagtail) 5 pairs


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Note – This product is limited to all parts of kerala, Karnataka, Tamil nadu, andra Pradesh and telengana.. outside these places customers can order at their own risk.

This combo contains 1 pair of
Green tuxedo
Cherry red albino
kohaku BE
Red wagtail

The Swordtail fish (Xiphophorus hellerii) is a popular freshwater fish species among aquarium enthusiasts, known for its vibrant colors, distinctive sword-like extension on the tail fin of males, and ease of care. Here’s some more information about Swordtail fish:

  1. Appearance: Swordtails have an elongated body with a rounded belly. Males typically grow to around 4-5 inches in length, while females are slightly larger, reaching 5-6 inches. The most notable feature of male Swordtails is the elongated lower lobe of their caudal fin, which resembles a sword or blade. This extension can vary in length and coloration depending on the individual and the strain.
  2. Color Varieties: Swordtails come in various colors and patterns, including red, orange, yellow, green, blue, black, and combinations thereof. Additionally, there are different color patterns such as solid, spotted, or marbled, providing a wide range of options for aquarists.
  3. Behavior: Swordtails are generally peaceful and sociable fish, making them suitable for community aquariums. However, males can be territorial, especially towards one another, so it’s essential to provide plenty of hiding places and territories to reduce aggression. They are active swimmers and enjoy exploring their environment.
  4. Tank Requirements: Swordtails thrive in well-maintained aquariums with plenty of swimming space and hiding spots. A tank size of at least 20 gallons is recommended for a small group of Swordtails. They prefer planted tanks with moderate lighting and appreciate areas of dense vegetation to mimic their natural habitat.
  5. Diet: Swordtails are omnivorous and will accept a wide range of foods, including high-quality flake or pellet food, freeze-dried or frozen foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, and vegetable matter. Providing a varied diet is essential to ensure their health and vibrant coloration.
  6. Water Parameters: Swordtails are relatively adaptable to various water conditions, but they prefer slightly alkaline to neutral pH (around 7.0-8.0) and temperatures between 72-82°F (22-28°C). Regular water changes and proper filtration are crucial for maintaining water quality.
  7. Breeding: Swordtails are livebearers, meaning they give birth to free-swimming fry rather than laying eggs. They are prolific breeders and can reproduce readily in the aquarium. If you’re interested in breeding Swordtails, ensure you have adequate space to accommodate the growing fry or consider setting up a separate breeding tank.

Overall, Swordtail fish are popular choices for beginner and experienced aquarists alike due to their striking appearance, ease of care, and peaceful nature. With proper tank conditions and care, Swordtails can thrive and provide years of enjoyment in the aquarium hobby.


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