Shortfin Molly (Poecilia mexicana)

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Shortfin Molly

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Poecilia mexicana

114 Litres (30 US G.)

4-11 cm (1.6-4.3")

sg

1 - 1.005

pH

7.0 - 7.5

22 -28 °C (71.6-82.4°F)

20-30 °d

1:3 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

3-5 years

Family

Poeciliidae




Origin

Found in both North and Central America, Rio San Juan, Mexico to Guatemala.

Sexing

Males have stronger colouration and possess a gonopodium. Females have less colour and are substantially larger than the males.

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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