Platys have been bred to produce many different colors and patterns. The most common color of platy is red, and these fish are bright additions to the fish tank. Larger than the dwarf coral red platy, the red has a righter orange tone than the deep red of the dwarf platy.
- Scientific Name: Xiphophorus maculatus
- Origin: Central and South America
- Lifespan: 3 years
- Max Size: 2 inches
- Food: Flake
- Shipping Size: Approx. 1 1/4 inch