The Male Elephant Ear Snakeskin Guppy is a result of selective breeding over many years. This guppy is relatively easy to breed even for the beginning aquarists. 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.
Features of Male Elephant Ear Snakeskin Guppy:
- Male Elephant Ear Snakeskin guppies can grow up to 4-5cm
- Typical males will display silver to blue body color with red color on dorsal fin and tail fin which may also have dark spots or markings.
- They are super peaceful fish and can be kept with other aquarium fish
- Care Level : Easy
The Best Aquarium Size for Guppies:
Being small fish, guppies don’t need enormous amounts of room. The Male Elephant Ear Snakeskin Guppy requires an aquarium of at least 20 litre in size. If you are planing to have some guppies or tank mates, bigger tank will be a plus.
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Guppy Male Elephant Ear Snakeskin Tank Mates:
Guppies are peaceful fish and they can stay with other similar size peaceful fish. Some fish like fin nippers, bettas, large and aggressive species should be avoided. Guppy Male Elephant Ear Red Mosaic could be kept with other peaceful species such as:
The guppies are happily eating tropical flake food, live, and frozen goods, like bloodworms. You guppies will enjoy fozen or live brine shrip, blood worms, mosquito larvae, etc.
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Guppy Male Elephant Ear Snakeskin Tank Guide:
Please install a heater if necessary. The ideal water temperatures should between 22 ⁰C - 28 ⁰C
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.
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Decorations for Guppies:
Artificial plants can work well. Additionally, you can also choose to use Aquarium Ornaments such as: Kazoo handmade fish decoration, tube and artificial caves.
Gravel, Rocks, Pebbles