Stocking Fish Tips: Make sure that any new fish you are planning to add to your tank will be compatible with the current inhabitants. You need to look at temperament, water parameters and tank size requirements. For instance, please don’t put a common pleco in anything under 55 gallons.
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Quick StatisticsTemperament: Community
Native To: Central and South America
Adult Size: Up to 2.5″
Temperature: 72° – 82°F
Care Level: Easy
Tank Size: 10+ gallons
Scientific Name: Poecilia reticulata
Guppies are a classic aquarium fish. They have been bred for a variety of colors, patterns and fin shapes, and are generally named for the color of their tail, tail shape and body coloration. The Yellow Guppy has a brilliant yellow tail and dorsal fin. A schooling fish, it does best when housed in groups of five or more of the same species. Does best in aplanted community tank with no fin nippers.