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The Male Black Elephant Ear Guppy is a  fanncy freshwater fish, it is a result of selective breeding over many years. This guppy is relatively easy to breed even for the beginning aquarists. Their peaceful temperament which makes black elephant ear guppy a popular aquarium fish amongst many aquarium hobbyists.  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 Black Elephant Ear Guppy:

  • Suprisingly stunning black colour with large finnage when it turns to mature
  • Considerable larger pectoral and tail fins than most guppy variants. Specifically, they have their pectoral fins look very much like elephant ears
  • They are peaceful fish, can be kept with other aquarium fish. Also can be kept in large shoals of other coloured guppies
  • Care Level : Easy

The Best Aquarium Size for Guppies:

Being small fish, guppies don’t need enormous amounts of room. The Male Black Elephant Ear 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 Black Elephant Ear 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:

    Guppy Food:

    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 Black Elephant Ear Tank Guide:

    Heater :

    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.

    Substrate :

    Gravel, Rocks, Pebbles

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