Originally Posted by Blue41
I was sold this fish as a Platy, when I got home however I realised it looks different in shape and size to all my other 5 platys? Attachment 321807
That appears to be a variatus platy which is a variant of the standard platy. They tend to have differences in scaling pattens and are known to be a little more tolerant of cold water however for all intents and purposes, they are the same fish as a standard platy.