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The Snow White Platinum Guppy is a new color strain that has only recently become available and, so far, we are one of the few stores to offer it. This new guppy boasts a pearly white coloration with pastel accents across its entire body for the males we offer.
Guppies typically occupy the top level of the water column, although they can often be seen swimming and feeding in the middle and bottom levels as well. They are also not afraid to jump, so they must be kept in an aquarium with either a lid/hood/canopy or at least a significantly lowered water level. They will not eat or bother plants. They are safe with other peaceful fish as long as the other fish are not known to nip at the long tail of the guppy. Adult dwarf shrimp are generally safe as well, but guppies may eat shrimp fry. Larger, peaceful invertebrates can also make good tankmates. Guppies are best kept in small groups.
While not a picky eater, the Snow White Platinum Guppy will thrive and remain very colorful on a varied diet of meaty foods. High-quality flake food, pellets, and frozen or freeze-dried tubifex and bloodworms will all be readily accepted.
* PLEASE NOTE: We unfortunately cannot accept requests for female guppies, as we only have male guppies available at this time. *
What We Like About This Fish:
- Luminescent white coloration, often with canary yellow accents
- Peaceful disposition with fish and peaceful invertebrates
- Hardy and adaptable
- Excellent for inhabiting the top of the aquarium
RECOMMENDED TANK PARAMETERS:
Temperature: 64° - 82° F (18° - 27.7° C)
pH: 5.5 - 8.0
KH: 10 - 30 dKH
Minimum tank size: 10 gallons
Diet: Omnivorous. Will easily accept high quality dry and frozen foods.
Social behavior: Peaceful, schooling/shoaling.
Origin: Tank-bred, but indigenous to northern South America.
Average adult size: 2.5 inches (6.3 cm)
Average purchase size: 1 - 1.5 inches (2.5 - 3.8 cm) or larger
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