The southern platyfish grows to a maximum overall length of 6.

The Platy lives in the benthopelagic, non-migratory, freshwater, pH range: 7.0 - 8.0, dH range: 9 - 19 environment.

The Platy is considered the color king of the live-bearer fishes! It is one of the best beginner fish and is excellent for community aquariums! The Platy or Moonfish, Xiphophorous maculatus and the Variegated Platy or Variatus Platy, Xiphophorous variatus More

A popular, hardy species, the Platy grows to two inches and is available in a wide variety of colors. As with all live-bearers, they will breed freely in a community tank, but the young are almost always eaten by tankmates. More

An aquarium best suited to the platys is well lit with plants. Like all livebearers, they do like a bit of salt though it is not necessary. The plants should be loosely arranged for the Platy and densely planted with open swimming areas. More

Red-Wag-tail Platy, Tuxedo Platy and many variations on the high fin theme. Maintenance. An easily cared for fish that does well in all types of community aquaria. More

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The platy in it's original form is often yellowish brown, light olive or silver. Domesticated colours are varied but orange is the most common variety available. More

Hardy and colorful, the livebearing platy is a classic beginner's fish. More

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The Southern Platyfish, Common Platy or Moonfish (Xiphophorus maculatus) is a species of freshwater fish in family Poecilidae of order Cyprinodontiformes. A live-bearer, it is closely related to the green swordtail (X. helleri) and can interbreed with it. More

* Other Names:Golden Moon Platy, Moonfish, Common Platy * Family: Poeciliidae * Origin: Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico * Adult Size: 1 - 2 inches (3. More

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* Platy fishes, several species of freshwater fish in the genus Xiphophorus Disambig gray.svg This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. More

Red wag platy and red coral platy can mate? Read answer... Can sunset platies and mickey mouse platies interbreed? Read answer... More

Small, hardy, active, peaceful and pretty, the Platy is one of the most recommendable fish for any beginner. This little livebearer can be found in several different color varieties, developed through decades of selective breeding. More

Mouse Platy and the Gold Comet Platy. It is these striking color variations that make these fish so popular. A Platy is best kept in small to medium sized groups. They are social and like to swim with others of the same type. More

Platy - Aaron Norman Other Livebearers » Platy Stats Scientific Name: Xiphophorus maculatus and X. More

Platy is very easy to take care of and well suited for the freshwater fish beginner. The Platy fish comes in many different color varieties including the salt and pepper platies, the red wag tail and the tuxedo platy. More

Assorted Platy (Xiphophorus maculatus)Starting at $1.99IN STOCK Assorted Mickey Mouse Platys Assorted Mickey Mouse Platys (Xiphophorus maculatus)Starting at $2.49IN STOCK Topsail Platy Topsail Platy (Xiphophorus maculatus)Starting at $5. More

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Southern Platyfish, is a fin variation of the Xiphophorus maculatus platy. This platy has a very high dorsal fin that extends halfway to the tail. Color forms vary from red, orange, and yellow. More

The Mickey Mouse Platy is sometimes known as the Moonfish or Southern Platyfish, and is a hybrid color variation of the Xiphophorus maculatus platy. More

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Platys can hybridise with Swordtails. Tank compatibility - Platies are peaceful active livebearers that do well in an active peaceful community tank. More

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Platypoecilus (old genus name, where the common name originates from). Size: Up to 4" (10cm), females slightly larger. Origin: Central America Tank setup: Community aquarium. More

Common names

Almindelig Platy in Danish (dansk)
Belize-Platy in German (Deutsch)
Bunter Platy in German (Deutsch)
espada sureña in Spanish (español)
Grauer Platy in German (Deutsch)
Jamapa-Platy in German (Deutsch)
Moon in English
Moon fish in English
Plati in Spanish (español)
Plati in Turkish (Türkçe)
Platipetsiliya in Russian (русский язык)
platy in Danish (dansk)
platy in English
platy in Finnish (suomen kieli)
platy in German (Deutsch)
platy in Swedish (Svenska)
Rotaugenplaty in German (Deutsch)
Schwarzer Platy in German (Deutsch)
Southern platy in English
southern platyfish in English
Spiegelkärpfling in German (Deutsch)
Xiphophorus maculatus in Catalan (Català)
Xiphophorus maculatus in Italian (Italiano)
Xiphophorus maculatus in Spanish (español)
Zmienniak plamisty in Polish (polski)
Zuchtformen mit vielen Namen in German (Deutsch)
платипецилия in Russian (русский язык)
سمكة البلاتي in Arabic (‫العربية)
プラティ in Japanese (日本語)
新月魚 in Mandarin Chinese
新月鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
花斑剑尾鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
花斑劍尾魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Poeciliidae
Genus : Xiphophorus
Species : Xiphophorus maculatus
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