Poecilia Sphenops

# Poecilia sphenops

Scientific Name Poecilia sphenops. Common Name Red Sunset, Dalmation, Ballon, Black Molly, Lyretail, Sailfin, Liberty, Mollie, Pointed Mouth, Short Finned, Mexican, Golden, Piebald, Ghost Pearl, Gold Dust. Size 6-10cm/2.4-3.9". Diet/ Food Omnivore Pellet Foods Flake Foods Live Foods. Temperament Peaceful. Care Level Easy Water Temperature : 70°F-82°F/21°C-28°C, pH 7.5-8.5, Water Hardness 10°-25° dH. Life Span 2-3 years. Origin Central America.

Breeding :
In the wild Mollies shoal in their hundreds, and the ratio of males to females is one to two. Every 30-40 days you'll have 50-100 live fry. The female has the ability to store sperm for several months if the male should disappear. Gender Males are more slender, females more round