Mickey Mouse Platy
The Platy is a very popular community aquarium fish. This lively species loves to swim around in groups which makes them stand out in a freshwater aquarium. The name 'Mickey Mouse' coming from the patterning on the tail of 3 spots in the shape of Mickey Mouse's ears. Assorted male and females supplied. We can segregate sexes on request subject to availability - please contact us prior to ordering.
Approx. size: 1-2" / 2-5cm
Maximum size: 7cm
Origin: South America
Ideal number kept together: 3+
pH: 7.0 – 8.5
Hardness: 15 – 35°H
Temperature: 24 – 29 °C
Ease of care
Easy. Prolific breeders, very few specific requirements.
The food we recommend is tropical fish flake. They can occassionally have frozen or live food like daphnia.
A community aquarium of similar size with no long finned fish or fin nippers.
Easy. They are live bearers so will spawn extremely quickly and young.
They can live to anything from 1-2 years in perfect conditions.
For more information on general fishkeeping and our shipping procedures click here.
Pre-orders are shipped once we have the stock available and will be shipped using the service chosen at checkout.
All services are working day services and do not include delivery on Saturdays and Sundays or public holidays as standard. Deliveries are usually Monday to Friday only, although some Royal Mail items may be delivered on weekends as standard if the service is available in your area.
|Royal Mail (2-3 days)||£0.00-£49.99||£2.99|
|Royal Mail Next Day (1-2 days)||£0.00-£49.99||£4.99|
|Parcelforce 24 (1 day)||£0.00-£49.99||£7.99|
|Parcelforce 24 (1 day)||£50 and up||FREE|
|Pallets (booked in)||aquariums / bulky items|
Pallets Standard (3-5 days)
Pallets Express (1-2 days)
|*EXCLUDED ITEMS||extra delivery fees apply:|
|Fibreglass Ponds (booked in)|
Zone 1 (7-10 days)
|Zone 2 (7-14 days)||-||£149.99|
|Zone 3 (7-21 days)||-||£249.99|
|Pond Plants (direct from grower)
|All pond plants (3-10 days)||one-off fee regardless of order size/value||£5.99|
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