Green Swordtail (Xiphophorus hellerii)

Also known as Koi Swordtail, Red Mickey Mouse Swordtail, Red Swordtail, Swordtail, Twinbar Solar Flare Swordtail

Description

Also known as Koi Swordtail, Red Mickey Mouse Swordtail, Red Swordtail, Swordtail, Twinbar Solar Flare Swordtail.

Found in schools over fast flowing densely vegetated rivers and streams.
They feed on crustaceans, insects, plants and worms
Length - 14cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread Africa, Central America, North America, also introduced in many countries

A freshwater fish one of the most popular in the aquarium trade as they are easy to keep in various temperatures of water, are prolific live bearers as well as being very varied with their colourful and patterned tails. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/3231

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