Red Brick Swordtail Female
Neon Hi-Fin Swordtail
Red Swordtail
Red Brick Swordtail
Neon Swordtail
Tuxedo Swordtail Group
Green Tuxedo Swordtail
Green Tuxedo Swordtail male
Green Tuxedo Swordtail male
Green Tuxedo Swordtail Pair
Red Tuxedo Swordtail pair
Red Hi-fin Swordtail male
Red Hi-fin Swordtail
Red Tuxedo Swordtails

Swordtail Pair

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Swordtail pairs  If you order one that contains Hi-Fin, only one of the pair will have the Hi-Fin. The other will be Standard. In double dose, Hi-Fin is a lethal gene, so it's always best to cross a Hi-Fin with a Standard.

The swordtail fish that we ship are between 3 and 8 months old.

We are many years into this project.  The goal was to increase size and vigor in domestic swordtail fish.  (see project outline in our Blog).  We crossed 2 wild Xiphophorus species into a domestic line and then separated the offspring into various strains by color. We then selectively bred for size and traits that we like and have been amazed at the size we are obtaining at this stage. By far the largest adult swordtail fish we've ever seen - simply magnificent fish.  These fish may carry other genes, like hi-fin, various albino combinations,  patterns like Koi, Neon, Green, White and maybe even others, so getting a few varieties in the offspring is common.

The Tuxedo swordtail type was developed from both wild fish and Red Alpha swordtail strains. The color is orange, not red, though some of the offspring will be more reddish than others, so you can select for that. Video showing some of the Tuxedo swordtail strain below:

The below video is an example of swordtails and angelfish getting along fine together. There is never any interaction between the two.

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A pleasant surprise!
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Good Quality Red Bricks
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Huge!