Red Tuxedo Swordtail
In the aquatic trade the word tuxedo refers to a black color on the middle of the body, like a tuxedo. Though pretentious fashion is not what the red tuxedo swordtail is best known for, one can envision a tux on the fish. The body color ranges from orange to red with the black pattern, and the red can be brought out further with spirulina and other color enhancing foods.
- Scientific Name: Xiphophorus hellerii
- Origin: Central America
- Lifespan: 5 years
- Max Size: 3 inches
- Food: Flake
- Shipping Size: Approx. 2 inches