The Blue Moscow Guppy is a fancy variety of guppy within the Australian aquarium trade. Guppies are freshwater fish, native to the coastal streams of northeast South America. Breeds very easily, best kept with similar sized fish in a planted community tank.
Do not keep with fin-nippers such as Tiger Barbs. Suitable for nano tanks. Guppies require clean, oxygen-rich water. Making sure filters are cleaned regularly to ensure sure all biological filters are working properly, ensuring no ammonia or nitrite is present to help with the overall health of the fish.
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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A good filtration system is necessary as they enjoy clean and clear waters. Ensure flow rate is gentle as these small fish and fry can be pushed around easily. Ensure your filter has an adequate flow rate to effectively remove waste from the aquarium. Hang on filters, sponge filters and internal filters are great options for smaller aquariums.
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This fish enjoy temperatures between 22-28° C. If you are unable to maintain this temperature naturally, use an aquarium heater. Aquarium heaters also stabilize water temperatures. A thermometer is recommended to monitor the water temperature.
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If your fish breed, keeping floating plants and fine leaf plants such as ambulia, rotala rotundifolia, and java moss will provide young fry with protection.
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Have fun with selecting aquarium decorations to your preference. Enjoy plenty of structure for fish to hide and rest when required. Resin ornaments, rock, and driftwood are all good selections.
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There are no specific aquarium substrate requirements for guppies. Aquarium sand, gravel, and pebbles are all suitable. Have some fun with colours that compliment the guppies you keep.
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