Red Red-eye Lyretail Swordtail
The red red-eye lyre swordtail is a product of an intense breeding program in Asia and these are the brightest, largest swordtails available. Red eye lyre swordtails are show quality and require a little salt in the aquarium and can even be kept in brackish conditions. Unlike other swordtails these fish are difficult to breed as the females and males both have long veil fins that get in the way of the process. In fact, if not for the gonopodium, it would be difficult to distinguish males from females.
- Scientific Name: Xiphophorus hellerii
- Origin: Central America
- Lifespan: 5 years
- Max Size: 5 inches
- Food: Flake, live, frozen
- Shipping Size: Approx. 3 inches