The Red Platinum Dumbo Guppy, is one of the many unique varieties ofPoecilia reticulataguppy developed through years of careful selective breeding. The Red Platinum Dumbo Male Guppy would have to be one of the best Guppies to keep in a pond. The male features reflactive platinum head with a black body with massive halfmoon bright red tails. The term dumbo refers to the oversized pectorial fins representing “Dumbo Ears”…
The Guppies require an aquarium of at least 60 Litres in size. It is a very peaceful fish and should be housed with tankmates of similar temperament. Though the Guppy is a hardy fish tolerant of small changes in water parameters, care should be taken to keep water temperature, pH, and nutrient levels in check. The Black Guppy makes an excellent fish for beginning hobbyists as it is a hardy and energetic fish that is easy to keep in the freshwater community aquarium.
Guppies are relatively easy to breed even for the beginning aquarists. If you are interested in breeding guppies, the ideal aquarium should have a covering of floating plants 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.
Guppies are 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 guppies with the proper nutrition.
-Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided. Approximate size range may also vary between the availability of the actual livestock.
-And based on availability, your fish will be selected from an assortment of males and females, as we are not able to guarantee specific gender.