Ameca Splendens

Regular price
$3.99 USD
Sale price
$3.99 USD
Regular price
Sold out
Unit price
Shipping calculated at checkout.

Ameca splendens, or the Butterfly Splitfin, is a captivating and endangered species native to Mexico, these tank-bred fish mimic mollies in care and breeding and are a neat addition to the biotope aquarium. 


Origin: Endemic to Mexico, however this group has been tank bred

Max Size:

  • Adults typically reach a size of around 2.5 to 3 inches (6.4 to 7.6 centimeters) in length.


  • Peaceful and social fish, best kept in groups of at least six individuals.
  • Active swimmers that occupy all levels of the aquarium but tend to prefer the middle and upper regions.

Tank Requirements:

  • Minimum tank size of 20 gallons (75 liters) for a small group of Ameca splendens.
  • Provide ample swimming space along with densely planted areas and hiding spots to mimic their natural habitat.
  • Utilize a tight-fitting lid, as these fish are capable jumpers.

Water Parameters:

  • Temperature: 68°F to 75°F (20°C to 24°C).
  • pH: 7.0 to 8.0.


  • Omnivorous diet consisting of high-quality flake or pellet food.


  • Peaceful and compatible with a variety of tank mates, including other small to medium-sized community fish that share similar water parameter requirements.