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Green Cobra Guppy, Male
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Green Cobra Guppy, Male (Poecilia reticulata)

Quick Stats

Care Level Easy
Temperament Peaceful
Color Form Black, Green, Yellow
Diet Omnivore
Water Conditions 64-82° F, KH 10-30, pH 5.5-8.0
Max. Size 2"
Origin Farm Raised, Singapore
Family Poeciliidae
Minimum Tank Size 20 gallons
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Overview

The Green Cobra Guppy, also known as the Millions Fish or simply Fancy Guppy, is one of many unique color variety of Poecilia reticulata guppy developed through years of careful, selective breeding. The Green Cobra Guppy boasts vibrant green coloration with an intricate snakeskin pattern and a showy tail fin, making it a highly sought addition among freshwater aquarium hobbyists. "Cobra" guppies are distinguished by a rosette pattern with vertical bars on its lower body.

The Green Cobra Guppy requires an aquarium of at least 20 gallons in size. It is a very peaceful fish and should be housed with tankmates of similar temperament. Though the Green Cobra Guppy is a hardy fish tolerant of small changes in water parameters, care should be taken to keep water temperature, pH, and nutrient levels in check. This hardy and energetic fish makes an excellent fish for beginning hobbyists.

Guppies are relatively easy to breed even for the beginning aquarists. If you are interested in breeding guppies, the ideal aquarium should have a covering of floating plants and a breeding box to protect the fry. Adults may eat the fry if left to fend for themselves without the breeding box. The fry should be fed brine shrimp, micro food and pulverized flakes.

The Green Cobra Guppy is an omnivore and requires both algae-based foods as well as meaty foods. An algae-based flake food, along with freeze-dried bloodworms, tubifex, and brine shrimp will provide guppies with the proper nutrition.

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Approximate Purchase Size: 1” to 1-3/4”

Customer Testimonials

Lemuel M Bayamon , PR
A simple, very active, easy to care for fish that will automatically add presence and color to the tank. I have a pair with some Discus and an Angel and never have problems. They adjust in hours and breed in no time. For me it is a must have fish.
Deana
Wonderful first fish. Colorful. Mixes well with most community fish.
Ron Priest Sodus , NY
They are real nice looking fish. Can't wait for them to settle in more. then they show there true colors. Also they are good size too.
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