Black Metal Lace Guppies


Black Metal Lace Guppies are enchanting small fish, reaching 4-6 cm in length, known for their peaceful temperament and stunning metallic lace-patterned bodies. They are suitable for both beginners and experienced aquarists, requiring minimal care. Thriving in warm water (22°C-28°C) with a pH of 6.5-7.8, they are perfect for community tanks. As livebearers, their breeding is easy to manage and fascinating to observe. These guppies are not only a visual delight but also contribute to algae control in the aquarium.

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Black Metal Lace Guppies are a striking addition to any freshwater aquarium. Their unique coloration, featuring a metallic sheen with intricate lace-like patterns, creates a mesmerising visual effect. Originating from the warm waters of South America, these guppies have been selectively bred to enhance their stunning appearance, making them highly sought after by aquarists worldwide.

Maximum adult size: Typically, they reach up to 4-6 cm in length, making them a perfect choice for small to medium-sized tanks.

Temperament: Known for their peaceful nature, Black Metal Lace Guppies are ideal for community tanks. They thrive in the company of other non-aggressive fish.

Difficulty of care: They are relatively easy to care for, making them suitable for both novice and experienced fish keepers.

Preferred Temperature: These guppies prefer warmer water, thriving in temperatures ranging from 22°C to 28°C.

Preferred pH of water: The ideal pH range for their well-being is between 6.5 and 7.8, which suits most common freshwater setups.

Type of breeding: Black Metal Lace Guppies are livebearers, meaning the females give birth to free-swimming young rather than laying eggs. This trait makes their breeding process particularly fascinating to observe.

Their diet is versatile, enjoying a mix of flake, frozen, and live foods. These guppies also play a role in controlling algae, as they will graze on it along with their regular diet. Regular water changes and a well-maintained tank are crucial for their health. Their beauty and ease of care make Black Metal Lace Guppies a captivating choice for any aquarist.

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