recently amongst serious hobbyists, a pic of this fish
appeared on the homepage of the
Goodeid Working Group,
that has had many hobbyists calling around looking for
This is an excellent species if you are new to
not able to provide the
temperatures some goodeids
They are hardy, can handle temperatures up to 78
fairly prolific, active and well behaved with one
they are best kept in a species only tank. A gravid
a pronounced gravid spot, and will become quite large.
fry are born after
a 60 day gestation, and females
should be separated to have
their fry, as young are often
eaten by other adults.
More info HERE.
This fish had its
name changed in 2016. It was formerly known as
Xenotoca eiseni, San Marcos.
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