Difficulty:Beginner Max Growth Size:6 cm Temperament:Peaceful, community Water Parameters:Temperature:20-26 degrees celsiuspH Level:7.0-8.0General Hardness:ModerateCare: Platys are very easy to care for, and are great beginner fish. Platy’s prefer water temperature at ( 24.4-26.1C). Platy’s are very hardy, and can adapt to many types of water. PH can rage from acidic (6.5) to basic (8.2). Platy’s have even been reported to live in brackish water (lightly salted water) and experience no negative effects of it.Diet: Flake, frozen, freeze dried, and live food is all accepted by the Platy, and all should be fed to them on a rotating basis. Although flake can be their staple diet, it will keep them more healthy to feed varying food, and help them show better colors. Fry (baby fish) will also be consumed by the Platy and company.