Guppy (Tomeurus gracilis)

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Guppy

Tomeurus gracilis

38 Litres (10 US G.)

3-3.3 cm (1.2-1.3")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.5 - 8.5

26 -29 °C (78.8-84.2°F)

6-20 °d

1:3 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

2-5 years

Family

Poeciliidae





Additional names

Guppy, Sardinita


Origin

South America: small coastal drainages of the Venezuelan departments Delta Amacuro, Monagas, Territorio Federal and in Brazilian states of Amap and Par; Guam and Tocantins River basins; Cuyuni, Mazaruni, Essequibo and Corantijn River basins.

Sexing

Sex can be determined by the presence of the gonopodium organ on males. Unlike the other Guppy, while fertilisation is internal, these fish are egg layers.

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

Unlike it's more common namesake, the Tomeurus gracilis is a small and slender fish with a relatively colourless translucent slightly iridescent body. The fins are colourless.

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