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Swordtail
Xiphophorus helleri
Central America
TEMPERAMENT SIZE (Inches) DIET
Peaceful  4.5  Omnivorous 
MIN. TANK SIZE TEMPERATURE (F) WATER
10 Gallons  72 - 77  7.0 - 8.2; 12-30 dGH  
OTHER INFORMATION

The Swordtail is a popular aquarium fish, especially among beginners. They thrive with aquarium salt added to the water. Cover the tank, as these fish are jumpers. Only male Swordtails have the "sword”. Feed tropical flakes and bloodworms. 

 

 

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