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Product Details

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Size

2cm - 5cm

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Care Level

Low

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Temperament

Peaceful

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Water Conditions

Introducing the Guppy Fish, a colorful and lively addition to your aquarium! With its vibrant hues and active nature, this fish will bring joy and beauty to your aquatic world. Enhance your tank with the captivating charm of the Guppy Fish today!

Detailed Description:

The Guppy Fish, also known as Poecilia reticulata, is a popular and versatile freshwater fish appreciated for its dazzling array of colors and ease of care. With its vibrant patterns and active swimming behavior, this fish adds a lively touch to any aquarium. Let's explore the remarkable features and care requirements of the Guppy Fish in more detail.

Water Conditions:

  • Temperature: Guppies thrive in water temperatures ranging from 72°F to 82°F (22°C to 28°C).
  • pH Level: They prefer slightly alkaline to neutral water conditions, with a pH range of 7.0 to 8.0.
  • Hardness: The water hardness should be maintained between 8 and 12 dGH.

Tank Setup:

  • Size and Space: Provide an aquarium with a capacity of at least 10 gallons (38 liters) to accommodate a small group of Guppies. Larger tanks are recommended for larger populations or if other fish are added to the aquarium.
  • Decor and Substrate: Use a mix of live or artificial plants, rocks, and driftwood to create a natural and visually appealing environment. Choose a substrate such as gravel or sand that is gentle on their delicate fins.
  • Filtration: A moderate to strong filtration system is recommended to maintain water clarity and quality, as Guppies can be sensitive to poor water conditions.

Tank Mates:

  • Peaceful Community Fish: Guppies are known for their peaceful nature, making them suitable tank mates for a wide variety of peaceful community fish. Compatible species include tetras, rasboras, corydoras catfish, and small peaceful livebearers.
  • Avoid Aggressive Fish: Steer clear of aggressive or fin-nipping species, such as some cichlids, as they may stress or harm the Guppies.

Feeding Habits:

  • Omnivorous Diet: Guppies are omnivores and will accept a varied diet. Offer a mix of high-quality flake or pellet food specifically formulated for tropical fish, supplemented with occasional live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp, daphnia, or bloodworms.
  • Feeding Frequency: Feed Guppies small amounts of food two to three times a day. Provide only what they can consume within a few minutes to prevent overfeeding and maintain water quality.

Care:

  • Water Quality: Regular water changes and proper filtration are essential for maintaining optimal water conditions. Test the water parameters regularly and address any issues promptly to ensure the health and well-being of the Guppies.
  • Tank Security: Guppies appreciate a well-planted aquarium with plenty of hiding spots and resting places. Dense vegetation not only adds visual appeal but also provides cover and security for the Guppies.
  • Breeding Potential: Guppies are prolific breeders, and if you have both males and females in the aquarium, it is likely that they will reproduce. If you wish to control the population, consider separating males and females or providing plenty of hiding places for fry survival.

The Guppy Fish is not only visually stunning but also a joy to watch with its energetic swimming and vibrant colors. Its active nature and peaceful temperament make it a perfect addition to any community aquarium. Add the Guppy Fish to your tank today and experience the delightful beauty and liveliness it brings to your underwater realm.

Red Lace Ribbon Guppy Pair

SGD 25.00

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Product Options

1 Pair

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