Xiphophorus Maculatus Live Bearer How hard are they to keep? We would class this fish as an easy care level. What is its maximum size? The platy originates from Mexico Guatemala and Northern Honduras. Like the Swordtail, Platys have been farm bred to produce many colourful varieties. How many can I keep? These peaceful fish make an ideal addition to the community aquarium and are best kept in a least a pair.
Above: In this picture is a nice young premium quality Blue Mickey Mouse Platy , swimming in one of our aquariums, when one of us snapped this picture. Comments: These are Premium Platies, and we never see premium fish like these in the live fish stores or in the online stores that we visit. Premium fish are more colorful, more energetic, and have a glossy metallic sheen. Click here to learn more about Premium Pet Fish. Origin: Platies are one of the most colorful and most popular aquarium fish.
Store Featured Fish Free Fish! Click on the picture to see a bigger picture. Middle and bottom pictures show the same female.