Killifish
Pachypanchax sakaramyi
Pachypanchax sakaramyi
Pachypanchax sakaramyi
Pachypanchax sakaramyi
Pachypanchax sakaramyi male.
Pachypanchax sakaramyi male.
Current Scientific Name:
Pachypanchax sakaramyi
Described: (Holly), 1928
Common name(s):
Distribution: Madagascar
Some Recorded Strains:
Aquarium Strain

This striking golden killifish comes from Madagascar, where it lives at higher altitude than other Pachypanchax species. For this reason it requires slightly cooler water in the aquarium.

Breeding Pachypanchax sakaramyi

Have you had any experience breeding this species? Why not fill in a species questionaire
6 other fishkeepers have successfully bred this species and left reports, their results are sumarised below

Method:
Spawning Mops (50%)
Long term (fry appear with adults) (33%)
Adult fish removed from tank (17%)

Water Conditions:
Neutral (33%)
Moderately soft and acidic (33%)
Moderately hard and alkaline (33%)

Temperature:
20-23°C (50%)
24-27°C (33%)
16-19°C (17%)

Read the full breeding report(s) for Pachypanchax sakaramyi



Pachypanchax sakaramyi . A large male on display at the 2007 BKA convention
Pachypanchax sakaramyi . A large male on display at the 2007 BKA convention
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Pachypanchax sakaramyi breeding reports

Each record reproduced here represents one instance of breeding this species. Have you kept and bred Pachypanchax sakaramyi? Why not add a breeding report? If you had different results, or used different methods, please share your experiences

How to keep and breed Pachypanchax sakaramyi

This database consists of breeding reports provided by the world killifish community, along with some statistical analysis. Results provided by successful keepers are aggregated in the bar charts below, with more detailed reports below that. Like any block of data, the larger the more significant. Please contribute a report of your attempt to breed Pachypanchax sakaramyi, even if you have had a negative results. You may, of course, file more than one report, particularly if you change some condition, and had a different result.

breeders have filled in breeding reports, a summary of the results are shown in the graphs below.

Would Pachypanchax sakaramyi be a good addition to a community tank?

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  1. Never
  2. Doubtful, only with VERY calm fish
  3. Only with species of similar size
  4. Yes, a good community fish

How would you describe the disposition of Pachypanchax sakaramyi?

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  1. Very timid
  2. Slightly timid
  3. Neutral
  4. Somewhat aggressive on occasions
  5. Very aggressive

In which water conditions do you keep these fish?

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  1. Very soft and acidic
  2. Moderately soft and acidic
  3. Neutral
  4. Moderately hard and alkaline
  5. Very hard and alkaline

At what average temperature?

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  1. 10-15°C
  2. 16-19°C
  3. 20-23°C
  4. 24-27°C
  5. 28°C+

What, if any is the biggest difficulty encountered when breeding these fish?

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  1. Poor egg production
  2. Poor egg survival
  3. Poor fry survival rate
  4. Deformities
  5. Skewed sex ratio

How would you describe sex ratios when breeding Pachypanchax sakaramyi?

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  1. Almost all males
  2. Somewhat male heavy
  3. Roughly equal
  4. Somewhat female heavy
  5. Almost all females

In general, how difficult is Pachypanchax sakaramyi to keep and breed?

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  1. Very easy
  2. Easy
  3. Average
  4. Difficult
  5. Very difficult

How successful have you been at breeding Pachypanchax sakaramyi?

graph8
  1. Very unsuccessful
  2. Fairly unsuccessful
  3. Average
  4. Fairly successful
  5. Very successful

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Pachypanchax sakaramyi
Water conditions: Neutral, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Long term (fry appear with adults)
Sex ratio: Somewhat male heavy
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Very successful
Breeder: (7 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 19th September 2005
Breeding Report: Pachypanchax sakaramyi
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Long term (fry appear with adults)
Breeding problems: Poor egg production
Sex ratio: Somewhat male heavy
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Very successful
Breeder: (8 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 31st January 2007
Breeding Report: Pachypanchax sakaramyi
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Adult fish removed from tank
Breeding problems: Skewed sex ratio
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Very successful
Breeder: Alexander Cervera, Illinois (3 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 13th July 2009
Breeding Report: Pachypanchax sakaramyi
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Fairly successful
Other Comments: See notes on P. omolanotus.
Breeder: Dave Wood., Northampton (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 13th August 2002
Breeding Report: Pachypanchax sakaramyi
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 16-19oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Fairly successful
Breeder: Ralph Tran , New York City
Date this record created: 11th February 2003
Breeding Report: Pachypanchax sakaramyi
Water conditions: Neutral, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Breeding problems: Poor egg production
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Fairly successful
Breeder: Steve White (2 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 23rd March 2008

Unsuccessful

Breeding Report: Pachypanchax sakaramyi
Water conditions: Neutral, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Fairly unsuccessful
Other Comments: I find they need a closed mop to hide the eggs, so wrap elastic bands round the mop at intervals. The eggs can be difficult to find in the mop. Hatching takes place at around 25 to 30 days, fertilaty can be a problem until fully mature.
Breeder: Brian Wilson 508-11, Lymington UK (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 10th June 2007

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