Breeding Fish Tips: When breeding tropical freshwater fish, always make note of temperature, ph, water quality, food intake and unusual behavior. That way you can breed fish again easily by recreating these conditons or by observing unusual behavior between pairs. You set yourself up for the possibilities of new arrivals.
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Red Dalmatian Sailfin Molly
Quick StatisticsTemperament: Community
Native To: Mexico: Yucatan
Adult Size: Up to 6.5″
Temperature: 72° – 82°F
Care Level: Easy
Tank Size: 10+ gallons
Scientific Name: Poecilia latipinna
Environment: Freshwater/ Brackish
Mollies are a peaceful and popular aquarium favorite. The Sailfin Molly was named due to its distinctive dorsal fin. The Red Dalmatian Sailfin Molly has a unique reddish and white marbled appearance. Best kept with other peaceful fish in a well planted tank with plenty of open swimming area so the sailfin of the male can develop. They prefer a degree of salinity in their water. It is highly recommended that the tank has one teaspoon of aquarium salt per two gallons of water.