The Swordtail is a peaceful and easy to manage fish. It comes in a number of different colour, fin and tail variations, with the most common being; Red Velvet, Red Wag, Pineapple, Neon Swordtail and Marigold.

Given its peaceful nature, it’s suitable for a community aquarium. However, males can become aggressive towards one another, so care should be taken if housing more than one.



  • Keeping Difficulty: Beginner
  • Temperament: Peaceful, community fish
  • Max Size: 5cm
  • Water Temperature: 16- 28 degrees Celsius
  • pH Level: 7-8.3
  • Water Type: Soft