Spotted Tail Mosquitofish (Heterandria bimaculata)

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Spotted Tail Mosquitofish

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Spotted Tail Mosquitofish

Heterandria bimaculata

95 Litres (25 US G.)

7-15 cm (2.8-5.9")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.0 - 7.2

20 -28 °C (68-82.4°F)

10-15 °d

1:2 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Poeciliidae





Additional names

Two Spot Mosquitofish, Twospot Livebearer, Spotted Tail Mosquitofish

Additional scientific names

Xiphophorus bimaculatus, Pseudoxiphophorus bimaculatus peninsulae, Pseudoxiphophorus bimaculatus taeniatus


Origin

Found across Central America, Mexico to Belize, Honduras and Guatemala.

Sexing

Females are substantially larger than males. Males have a gonopodium.

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

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Behaviour

Identification

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