Difficulty - Beginner
Personality: Peaceful Livebearer
Latin Name: Xiphophorus variatus
Adult full size: 2.5”
Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallons
Safe for Planted Tanks: Yes
Foods: Chromo Flakes, Micro Wafers, Brine Shrimp
The Variatus Platy has an awesome gradient of red to yellow on its body with distinct black markings. These fish are peaceful, but as livebearers they can rapidly reproduce in the tank. We recommend a mixture of two females for every male in the tank to keep stress on the females lower.
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