The Green Swordtail (Xiphophorus hellerii) is a popular freshwater fish known for its vibrant green coloration and distinct sword-like extension on its tail. It belongs to the family Poeciliidae and is native to Central America.
- SILE SIZE: about 1.5"
- Origin: Central America
- Max size: 3-4 inches
- Recommended tank size: Minimum 20 gallons
- Water temperature: 72-82°F
- Temperament: Peaceful
- Diet: Omnivorous, with a preference for high-quality flakes or pellets. They also benefit from occasional live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp or bloodworms.
- Lifespan: 2-3 years