Swamp Guppy (Micropoecilia picta)

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Swamp Guppy

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Swamp Guppy

Micropoecilia picta

Moderate

37.854 liters
37,854.118 mL
37.9 Litres (10 US G.)

1.181 in 2.5-3 cm (1-1.2")

sg

1 - 1.010

pH

7.5 - 8.2

299.15 K
78.8 °F
538.47 °R
301.15 K
82.4 °F
542.07 °R
26 -28 °C (78.8-82.4°F)

20-40 °d

1:2 M:F

Uncommon

3-5 years





Contents

Additional names

Swamp Guppy, Scarlet Livebearer

Additional scientific names

Poecilia picta


Origin

Central and South America: Trinidad to the Amazon River delta.

Sexing

Males have a gonopodium.

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

In the wild this fish inhabits mildly brackish water in canals and drainage ditches at the edges of swamps, but does venture far inland. In aquaria it is best kept in brackish conditions.

Behaviour

Identification

Pictures

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