{"id":4673543929958,"title":"Bumblebee Platy","handle":"bumblebee-platy","description":"\u003cp\u003eThe Bumblebee Platy, X\u003cem\u003eiphophorus maculatus\u003c\/em\u003e, is a species of freshwater fish (live-bearer) that is closely related to the green swordtail (X. helleri). They make a great addition to a community tank to add a unique splash of black and light yellow like its namesake (Bumblebee). \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMales and females can be distinguished in a few ways, the main being the presence of a gonopodium (stick shaped reproductive organ), males will also have a slightly pointed caudal fin.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cem\u003ePlease Note: All fish\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 10.05px;\"\u003eshipments\u003c\/span\u003e have a\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/flipaquatics.com\/pages\/dead-on-arrival-d-o-a-policy\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"100% Live Arrival Guarantee\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e100% Live Arrival\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eGuarantee\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ewhen shipping with FedEx Overnight (1 Day) option. All other options void our Live Arrival Guarantee for fish. \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Bumblebee Platy can reach a max length of around 3.5 inches. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWe feed our fish a mix of frozen, live and prepared foods including daphnia, baby brine and cyclops. We also supplement their diet with a mix of Northfin Veggie and Community. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003eOur Tank Parameters\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePh:\u003c\/strong\u003e 7.0 to 8.0\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGh:\u003c\/strong\u003e 8 to 16\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eKh: \u003c\/strong\u003e 4 to 7\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTDS:\u003c\/strong\u003e 180 to 250\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp:\u003c\/strong\u003e 72 to 80\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003eTank Recommendations\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePlants: Guppy Grass, water sprite, java ferns\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOther: Tank decorations to make fish comfortable\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e","published_at":"2020-03-19T15:50:46-04:00","created_at":"2020-03-11T15:26:57-04:00","vendor":"Segrest Farms","type":"Fish","tags":["gourami","nano"],"price":399,"price_min":399,"price_max":3699,"available":true,"price_varies":true,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":31495091650662,"title":"Imported \/ 1 Fish","option1":"Imported","option2":"1 Fish","option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Bumblebee Platy - 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They make a great addition to a community tank to add a unique splash of black and light yellow like its namesake (Bumblebee). \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMales and females can be distinguished in a few ways, the main being the presence of a gonopodium (stick shaped reproductive organ), males will also have a slightly pointed caudal fin.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cem\u003ePlease Note: All fish\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 10.05px;\"\u003eshipments\u003c\/span\u003e have a\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/flipaquatics.com\/pages\/dead-on-arrival-d-o-a-policy\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"100% Live Arrival Guarantee\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e100% Live Arrival\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eGuarantee\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ewhen shipping with FedEx Overnight (1 Day) option. All other options void our Live Arrival Guarantee for fish. \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Bumblebee Platy can reach a max length of around 3.5 inches. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWe feed our fish a mix of frozen, live and prepared foods including daphnia, baby brine and cyclops. We also supplement their diet with a mix of Northfin Veggie and Community. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003eOur Tank Parameters\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePh:\u003c\/strong\u003e 7.0 to 8.0\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGh:\u003c\/strong\u003e 8 to 16\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eKh: \u003c\/strong\u003e 4 to 7\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTDS:\u003c\/strong\u003e 180 to 250\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp:\u003c\/strong\u003e 72 to 80\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003eTank Recommendations\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePlants: Guppy Grass, water sprite, java ferns\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOther: Tank decorations to make fish comfortable\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e"}
Product Description

The Bumblebee Platy, Xiphophorus maculatus, is a species of freshwater fish (live-bearer) that is closely related to the green swordtail (X. helleri). They make a great addition to a community tank to add a unique splash of black and light yellow like its namesake (Bumblebee). 

Males and females can be distinguished in a few ways, the main being the presence of a gonopodium (stick shaped reproductive organ), males will also have a slightly pointed caudal fin.

Please Note: All fish shipments have a 100% Live Arrival Guarantee when shipping with FedEx Overnight (1 Day) option. All other options void our Live Arrival Guarantee for fish. 

The Bumblebee Platy can reach a max length of around 3.5 inches. 

We feed our fish a mix of frozen, live and prepared foods including daphnia, baby brine and cyclops. We also supplement their diet with a mix of Northfin Veggie and Community. 

Our Tank Parameters

  • Ph: 7.0 to 8.0
  • Gh: 8 to 16
  • Kh:  4 to 7
  • TDS: 180 to 250
  • Temp: 72 to 80

Tank Recommendations

  • Plants: Guppy Grass, water sprite, java ferns
  • Other: Tank decorations to make fish comfortable
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