Poecilia Reticulata - Guppy Male - Green Moscow Variety
These males are not yet fully finned. We would call them young adults.
The picture is representative of what an older male looks like with proper care.
The Green Moscow Guppy is a popular freshwater fish that is known for its vibrant green coloration and peaceful temperament. Here is an overview of this species:
- The Green Moscow Guppy is a selectively bred strain of the common Guppy (Poecilia reticulata).
- It is named after its bright green coloration and its origin, Moscow, Russia.
- This fish has a torpedo-shaped body, with males being smaller and more colorful than females. Males can grow up to 1.5 inches in length, while females can reach up to 2 inches.
- The Green Moscow Guppy is an omnivore and will eat a variety of foods, including flakes, pellets, and live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp or bloodworms.
- They prefer a well-planted aquarium with a temperature range of 72-82°F and a pH range of 7.0-8.5. They also need good filtration and regular water changes to maintain good water quality.
- The Green Moscow Guppy is a peaceful fish that can be kept in community tanks with other peaceful fish of similar size and temperament. However, it is important to keep only one male in a tank to prevent aggression.
- Breeding is easy with this species, as they are prolific breeders and can produce multiple batches of fry in a single month. Males are known for their courtship behavior, which includes displaying their bright colors and chasing the female.
- Overall, the Green Moscow Guppy is a beautiful and easy-to-care-for fish that is perfect for beginner hobbyists and experienced fishkeepers alike.