Ameca splendens - Butterfly Goodeid
Stunning captive bred fish, this is one of the hardiest and easier to keep goodeids. Recently thought to be possibly extinct in the wild.
The fish you receive will be around 3/4-1" in size.
Max Size: 3"
Min Tank Size: 29 Gallon
Breeding: Livebearer. 5-15 Young every 60 Days. Females do not do well when moved to spawn. Not Fry Eaters
Gender Identification: Males possessing an especially bright yellow stripe down the tail. Females slightly larger
Compatibility: Semi-aggressive can be nippy to slower or smaller fish.
Care: Temp 70-78F pH Not critical
Notes: A heavily planted tank suits the survival of fry, they can be quite prolific and live comfortably within a colony that will get along. Though more tolerant of warmer temperatures than some goodeids, they will begin to die off and could become sterile when exposed to temperatures above 78 degrees.