Xenotoca lyonsi, Rio Tamazula Video
 
 
 
 
 

A very hardy goodeid, the bright yellow tail and overall blue/green sheen distinguishes this
population. Fairly prolific, females should be isolated to drop their fry, which are then raised
separately until large enough to fend for themselves.

 
 
     

A number of populations of this fish exist in the hobby, and it is endangered
in the wild. This is one of the most attractive populations available.

5-15 smaller young (for a goodeid) are born after about 60 days gestation.
Young should be born and raised away from the adults as they will feed on their fry. 


 

 
 
 
   
 

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