Male Guppy

Male Guppy

Guppies are native to Venezuela, Brazil and various other Caribbean Islands. However, they have been introduced to several different countries on every continent, except Antarctica – mainly as a means of mosquito control.

They are a popular fish in aquariums as they liven up any tank with their vibrant colouring and active nature. They enjoy being kept in groups and are a generally peaceful fish, although sometimes they can nip other male guppies or top swimmers.

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Care:

  • Keeping Difficulty: Beginner
  • Temperament: Peaceful, community fish
  • Max Size: 4-6cm
  • Water Temperature: 22- 26 degrees Celsius
  • pH Level: 7.0-8.0
  • Water Type: Medium