Flaming Tilapia

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The Flaming Tilapia is what we call this one its a hybrid between a Male Red Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus) and a Female Hawaiian Gold Tilapia (Oreochromis Mossambicus AKA Yellow or Orange Tilapia). They produce a very wild color fish in a 50/50 mix of males and females. Some examples of the adult off spring are listed here, but are not limited to these colors. This is our favorite fish to breed, because there are so many pretty colors that come from mixing these two tilapia. The Male The Red Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)Adults reach up to 24 inches in length and up to 9.5 pounds. It lives for up to 9 years. It tolerates brackish water and survives in temperatures between 46 and 108 °F. They are fast-growing and give good fillets! The Female Hawaiian Gold Tilapia (Oreochromis Mossambicus), can exceed 16 inches in length as an adult, and grows really fast The Hawaiian Gold tilapia is known to tolerate temperatures from 40 degrees F to 104 degrees F, and they are also very tolerant when it comes to poor water quality, pollution and oxygen scarcity. 50/50 mixed sex