Size: 1 inch
Price mentioned is for single fish
Overview: Snake Skin Blue Guppy is another beautiful variant of guppy that makes the tank look more aesthetic. As the name indicates, snake skin blue guppies have a well-defined snake skin pattern on the body. Also, they have big blue delta tails making them unique. It is an easy to care peaceful fish that adapts to varied water parameters and ambience. It can live alone as well as in groups. The males are smaller in size than females and have bright colouration. Also, they have a bigger tail fin and a pointed anal fin. All peaceful fish are suitable tank mates for Snake Skin Blue Guppy. Due to the peculiar colour and snake pattern, Snake Skin Blue Guppy easily becomes the centre of attention among the viewers.
Distribution and Habitat: Snake Skin Blue Guppies are tank bred variants of guppies. They are the result of selective breeding. However, it is believed that guppies are indigenous to Northern South America. Being hardy species, it can live in varied water conditions and easily adapt to minor fluctuations in temperature and pH as well. Guppies are often found swimming in the upper layers of the tank. Non-aggressive, peaceful and well-behaved, Snake Skin Blue Guppy is one of the best guppies you could introduce in the tank.
Temperature: The ideal temperature range for Snake Skin Blue Guppy is from 18 to 28 degrees Celsius. Being a hardy fish, it will survive in little temperature fluctuations too. However, make sure that the temperature remains within the desired range to keep the fish stress free.
Water conditions: Snake Skin Blue Guppy is a small fish with size, not more than 2 to 2.5 inches. It can live well in a minimum tank size of 10 gallons. pH should remain between 5.5 to 8 and hardness between 10 to 30 dKH. Since guppies have a habit of jumping, it is advised to keep a lid at the top of the tank to prevent fatal escape.
Breeding: Breeding guppies is pretty easy. Beginners can do that with a little expertise. However, you would require a separate breeding tank and a breeding box to protect the fry from adults. Adults often end up eating their fry; therefore, keeping them in a separate tank is essential. Since most of the guppies are the result of selective breeding, enthusiastic aquarists should try their hands on breeding them.
Feeding: Snake Skin Blue Guppy is omnivorous. They would love to feed on a variety of food that could be algae-based or meat-based. You can feed them with brine shrimp, frozen and dry flakes, pellets, vegetables, egg yolk, etc.
Lifespan: Guppies normally live for 3 to 4 years. With proper nutrition and water conditions, they can live a healthy life in an aquarium.
Do You Know? A well-defined snake pattern on the body of snake skin blue guppy makes it unique among other guppies. A big blue delta tail is another fascinating feature making this fish look exotic and adorable.
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