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Red Top Mickey Mouse Platy

Red Top Mickey Mouse Platy

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9The Red Top Mickey Mouse Platy, a vibrant and captivating freshwater fish, is renowned for its striking appearance and ease of care, making it a popular choice for both novice and experienced aquarists. This species, distinguished by its bright red coloration on the dorsal fin and the unique Mickey Mouse-shaped pattern near its tail, adds a splash of color and personality to any aquarium. It is a hardy and adaptable fish that thrives in a community tank setting, coexisting peacefully with other non-aggressive species. This variety of Platy is also known for its active behavior and playful nature, often seen swimming energetically throughout the tank.

The Red Top Mickey Mouse Platy originates from Central America, specifically in the regions of Guatemala and Honduras. It is a man-made variety, bred selectively for its unique coloration and patterns.

The ideal temperature for maintaining the health and vibrancy of the Red Top Mickey Mouse Platy ranges from 20°C to 26°C (68°F to 79°F).

A varied diet is crucial for the Red Top Mickey Mouse Platy. It should include high-quality flake food, frozen or freeze-dried bloodworms, daphnia, and brine shrimp to ensure proper nutrition.

Water Quality:
For optimal health, this Platy prefers a pH range of 7.0 to 8.0 and moderate water hardness.

Ideal Aquarium Size:
A minimum aquarium size of 40 liters is recommended for the Red Top Mickey Mouse Platy. The tank should be well-planted with ample space for swimming and hiding spots to mimic their natural habitat.

With proper care, the Red Top Mickey Mouse Platy can live up to 3 to 5 years, showcasing its vibrant colors throughout its life.

Community Tank Compatibility:
This Platy is a peaceful and sociable species, making it a great addition to a community aquarium with other non-aggressive fish.

Breeding Red Top Mickey Mouse Platies is relatively straightforward. They are livebearers, meaning the females give birth to free-swimming fry. A breeding tank with dense plant cover is ideal, and the water conditions should be stable. Separating the fry from adult fish is important to ensure their survival.



*Sample Photo is for reference only. Exact fish will vary in size and colour*


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