The humble guppy has become an incredibly popular freshwater aquarium fish. They are a hardy species native to South America and have been specially bred into an array of colours, fin and tail shapes. Suited for the beginner, the guppy fish is a live bearer, meaning it gives birth to live young and will readily do so in the aquarium.
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Features of German White Tuxedo Guppy:
The tuxedo guppy has an elegant appeal.
The top half of the body, or head, is a different color to the rest of the body, sometimes black, sometimes other colors.
- Peaceful aquarium fish suited to community aquariums
- Bears live young
- Care Level : Easy
The Best Aquarium Size for Guppies:
Being small fish, guppies don’t need enormous amounts of room. You should provide at least 4L space for one fish. It is recommended to keep at least a trio (three) together in a fish tank with a minimum capacity of 20L.
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Tank Mate Compatibility:
Avoid fin nipping species and large aggressive species. Bettas should also be avoided because of their similar flashy nature to guppies which could lead to aggression from the bettas' end.
German White Tuxedo Guppy
Like all guppy varieties, they are onmivores, happily eating tropical flake food, live, and frozen goods, like bloodworms. You guppies will enjoy frozen or live brine shrimp, blood worms, mosquito larvae, etc.
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German White Tuxedo Guppy Guppy Tank Guide:
The temperature of your guppy’s tank should match that of its native, natural habitat. Ideal water temperatures sit between 22⁰C - 28⁰C.
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You can choose to use lighting in your aquarium if that’s what you prefer. Easily replicate natural conditions with artificial lighting (12 hours of light every 24 hours).
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Plants for Guppies:
It’s suitable to use many different kinds of plants for guppies and decorations.
Java moss: a low-light plant that doesn’t require too much care, java moss grows easily and constantly once it attaches itself to the substrate;
Amazon sword plant: its wide and long leaves are great if you want to hide aquarium equipment, plus it offers cover for fry or expectant guppies;
Rotala Rotundifolia: If you want something more special, this plant has interesting leaves that can become reddish if the plant receives enough light; a compact and bushy plant that’s relatively undemanding;
Cryptocoryne Wendtii: a slow-growing plant that doesn’t require much in the way of maintenance.
Decorations for Guppies: