Help for my mum

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Can anyone help please my mum has been given these fish and told they were tropical but doesnt know what fish they are as she wants to read up on them.

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Hi there.

You can tell your mum that her fish are of a species commonly called 'platy'. Their scientific name is Xiphophorus, and they are in a family called 'livebearers', along with guppies and mollies, because they don't lay eggs like most fish, but give birth to live babies.
 

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they are very hardy, peaceful little guys - perfect for beginners!
 

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