Merry widow livebearer

The Merry widow livebearer lives in the demersal, non-migratory, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 9 - 19 environment.

livebearer, merry widow livebearer, meny species of molly and limia, and meny others. To my knowledge, none of these have been cross bread, but that doesn't mean it's impossible. This will be interesting to research. More

Merry widow livebearer - Phallichthys amates "Occurs mainly in stagnant waters, creeks and river shorelines, over soft bottoms... More

Common names

Den glade enke in Danish (dansk)
Glada Änkan in Swedish (Svenska)
Guatemalakärpfling in German (Deutsch)
Guatemalanhammaskarppi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
merry widow in English
Merry widow livebearer in English
Olomina in Spanish (español)
orange-dorsal livebearer in English
Pittier-Kärpfling in German (Deutsch)
橙背茎鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
橙背莖鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
茎鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
莖鮰 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Poeciliidae
Genus : Phallichthys
Species : Phallichthys amates
Authority : Miller, 1907