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Red Coral Male Guppy
(Poecilia reticulata)
Red Coral Male Guppy
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Quick Stats

Care Level Easy
Temperament Peaceful
Color Form Red
Diet Omnivore
Water Conditions 64-82° F, KH 10-30, pH 5.5-8.0
Max. Size 1¾"
Origin Captive-Bred
Family Poeciliidae
Minimum Tank Size 20 gallons
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Overview

The Red Coral Guppy is one of many color variations of Poecilia reticulata guppy. This vibrantly-colored fish sports a fiery color palette from nose to tail beginning with shades of peach-orange coloration that culminates to a glowing coral red coloration. The hardiness of this fish as well as the fact that it matures quickly makes it an excellent fish for beginning hobbyists. This captivating little gem will be sure to add plenty of activity to any aquarium.

The Red Coral Guppy is one of many color variations of Poecilia reticulata guppy. This vibrantly colored little fish is known for its fade to coral red coloration from nose to tail. The hardiness of this fish as well as the fact that it matures quickly makes it an excellent fish for beginning hobbyists. This captivating little gem will be sure to add plenty of activity to any aquarium.

The Red Coral Guppy requires a tank with at least 20 gallons of water and is very tolerant of changing tank conditions. Plants should be hardy varieties such as Java Fern and Java Moss that can handle the increased hardness in the tank. Other peaceful fish would make good tank mates.

The females are larger in size with a more subdued coloration, have a rounded anal fin, as well as a pregnancy patch on the lower portion of the body. Ideally, the environment should have a covering of floating ferns and a breeding box to protect the fry. Adults may eat the fry if left to fend for themselves without the breeding box. The fry should be fed brine shrimp, micro food and pulverized flakes.

The Red Coral Guppy is an omnivore and requires both algae-based foods as well as meaty foods. An algae-based flake food, along with freeze-dried bloodworms, tubifex, and brine shrimp will provide this guppy with proper nutrition.

Approximate Purchase Size: 1-1/4" to 1-3/4"

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