Black Hamberg platy fish are almost entirely black, with exception to their clear fins and pale orange head and belly. The black colouring may sound overpowering, but the Black Hamberg’s scales shine under aquarium lighting. This creates bright flashes as the fish dart around the tank.


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Care level:Temperament:Color:Lifespan:Size:
EasyPeacefulBlack, various3–5 years75mm
Water temperature:Water pH:Tank size:Diet:Scientific name:
22–73°C6.8–8.038 litresOmnivoreXiphophorus maculatus