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What types of platies might be in your assorted order?
Black/ Green Lantern

Red Crescent Mickey Mouse

Sunburst Wagtail

Gold Comet Twin Bar

Red Wagtail

Neon Sunburst Mickey Mouse

Red Mickey Mouse

Neon Gold Mickey Mouse

Red Tuxedo

Sunset Tuxedo

Blue Coral

Neon Blue Tuxedo

Rainbow Wagtail

Yellow Tuxedo Comet



  • Average Size: 2-3 inches
  • Max Size: Up to 3 inches
  • Tank Size Required: 10 gallons or larger


Temperament: Assorted Platies are generally peaceful and social, making them ideal for community aquariums. They thrive when kept in groups, and their lively interactions add an entertaining aspect to the aquarium.


Unique Traits: What sets Assorted Platies apart is the variety in their colors and patterns. Ranging from vibrant oranges and reds to subtle blues and greens, these fish offer an assortment of hues, and their fins may have different shapes and sizes.


Origin: Platies are native to freshwater habitats in Central America, including Mexico and Guatemala.


Other Names:

  • Platy Fish
  • Xiphophorus spp.


Care Level: Easy


Diet: Assorted Platies are omnivorous, and their diet should include high-quality flake or pellet food designed for community fish. They also appreciate a varied diet with occasional feedings of live or frozen foods like brine shrimp or daphnia.


Characteristics and Looks: The charm of Assorted Platies lies in their diverse colors and fin shapes. They can have short or long fins, and their bodies display a range of colors, making each individual unique. Males often have a gonopodium, a modified anal fin used for mating.


Water Parameters:

  • pH: 7.0-8.0
  • gH (General Hardness): 10-20 dGH
  • kH (Carbonate Hardness): 10-15 dKH
  • Temperature: 72-78°F


Disclaimer: "Please note that these are general guidelines, and for more accurate values, we encourage you to contact Living Aquarium by phone or in person. Within store hours, our team of experts is always happy to answer any questions you may have and provide personalized guidance on care."

Assorted Platies/ Platy

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