The Swordtail is a livebearer that is hardy to both other tank mates and water parameters. Due to selective breeding, they are now available in a number of varieties of differing and stunning colors and shapes. The males are easily determined due to their signature Sword along the base of the caudal fin (tail).
Species – Green neon Swordtail – Xiphophorus Helleri
Current Size – 5cm – 6cm
Adult Length – 10cm
Temperature Range – 22 – 28°C
pH Range – 6.5 – 8.0
Special Requirements – Can fight if too many males are kept together.