Platies

Platies are hardy and colorful fish that make a wonderful addition to the passive community aquarium. Platies are easy to breed, and new color varieties are developed through selective breeding programs. Platies make a perfect addition to the aquarium for the novice to expert alike.

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The Blue Platy is a beautiful, sapphire-blue color variety of the popular Xiphophorus maculatus Platy. Its cool and elegant coloration is a remarkable contrast to the bold, fiery... [Read more]



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The Gold Twin Bar Platy, also known as the Moonfish or the Southern Platyfish, is an interesting color variety of the popular Xiphophorus maculatus platy. The Gold Twin Bar Platy... [Read more]



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The Hi Fin Platy, also known as the Moonfish or the Southern Platyfish, is a hybrid fin variation of Xiphophorus maculatus platy. Hi Fin Platies were named because of the very... [Read more]



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The Mickey Mouse Platy is also known as the Moonfish or the Southern Platyfish, and is a hybrid color variation of Xiphophorus maculatus platy. The Mickey Mouse Platy is so named... [Read more]



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The Red Platy is a classic beauty that exemplifies the popular Xiphophorus maculatus Platy. The vivid coloration of the Red Platy makes it instantly recognizable to any aquarium... [Read more]



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The Red Wag Platy is a sporty two-tone variety of Xiphophorus maculatus Platy. The energetic color combination of red and black gives the Red Wag Platy a sophisticated appearance.... [Read more]



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The Topsail Platy is also known as the Rainbow Platy, the Moonfish, or the Southern Platyfish and is a fin variation of Xiphophorus maculatus platy. These platys have a very high... [Read more]