Guppy fish is one of the most widely sought after fish in the world, with good reason flashy tails and a gracefully swimming fish make them a great choice for any aquarium hobbyist.
Guppies can live up to 3 years although some can live up to five years but it is rare. They are livebearers meaning they give live birth. Guppies are an excellent choice for beginners and experts alike. If you want to breed remove the babies (fry) to another tank or make sure you have a lot of hiding places, other fish in the tank will eat the fry (baby fish) if you don't have one or the other as an option.
Guppies are a very friendly tropical fish and can be housed with many different types of fish. Make sure tank mates are not known for nipping at fins due to the guppies long flowing tail they will nip at them.
They come in a wide variety of colors, which makes the guppy easy to find one that fits what everyone taste. They even come in dumbo ears which means the front fins are big and colorful.
With a guppy reaching a little over two inches and coming in every color you can imagine they make a perfect fit for a community tank of all sizes making them the perfect fit for most hobbyist.