Tropical Fish Species

THESE live bearers, when originally found in So. Mexico, were dirty, grayish fish, mottled and splotched. The wide variety of colors offered today show the result of careful breeding. They are graceful, showy fish and come in BlAnc, BLUE, GREEN, COLT) and RED. The RED PLATY has a deep red color that took years to [...]

XIPHOPHORUS HELLERI SWORDTAIL OR HELLERI EASTERN Mexico was the original habitat of this fish. It has a striking appearance and lively ways that delight the aquarist. The original stock sold at the then fancy price of 10 dollars a pair. They were strongly overcast with iridescent green and had metallic green in the tail spike. [...]