Description of Swordtail Characin Fish Like the female, the male is silvery in color,but has a swordlike extension on the lower lobe of the caudal fin and a filament on each gill cover.Fertilization is internal and the eggs are laid in the male's absence.
Found in Nothern South America, where is occurs in Colombia's Rio Meta
Prepared foods and small livefoods.
Generally peacefull with other fish.
Temperature 72-82°F (22-28°C); soft (50-100 mg/l) and neutral (pH 7.0)