Aphyosemion celiae winifredae Breeding Records

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Breeders Notes

This database consists of breeding reports provided by the world killifish community; along with some statistical analysis. The results are aggregated in the bar charts below, with more detailed reports below that. Please feel free to contribute - whatever your experience!

2 breeders have filled in breeding reports, a summary of the results are shown in the graphs below. To add details of your experiences of Aphyosemion celiae winifredae, why not fill in a Breeding and Maintainance Report.

Would Aphyosemion celiae winifredae be a good addition to a community tank?
  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 Aphyosemion celiae winifredae?
  1. Very timid
  2. Slightly timid
  3. Neutral
  4. Somewhat aggresive on occasions
  5. Very aggressive

In which water conditions do you keep these fish?
  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?
  1. 10-15°C
  2. 16-19°C
  3. 20-23°C
  4. 24-27°C
  5. 28°C+

How would you describe sex ratios when breeding Aphyosemion celiae winifredae?
  1. Almost all males
  2. Somewhat male heavy
  3. Roughly equal
  4. Somewhat female heavy
  5. Almost all females

In general, how difficult is Aphyosemion celiae winifredae to keep and breed?
  1. Very easy
  2. Easy
  3. Average
  4. Difficult
  5. Very difficult

How sucessful have you been at breeding Aphyosemion celiae winifredae?
  1. Very unsucessful
  2. Fairly unsucessful
  3. Average
  4. Fairly sucessful
  5. Very sucessful

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Location code:
Aquarium strain
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic Water temperature: 20-23oC
Disposition: Slightly timid Community tank?: Doubtful, only with VERY calm fish
Spawning Method: Spawning MopsBreeding problems: none
Sex ratio: Roughly equalBreeding difficulty: Easy
Sucess: Fairly sucessfulYears Experience: 5
Other Comments: I have found that the fishes can produce valid eggs from about 6 months, and will continue to produce valid eggs beyond 2 years of age is kept well fed, and given a nice dimly lit tank with Java Fern & Moss, and dark coloured mops. I find the eggs are laid at all levels - from the corks to the very tips of the training bottoms.
Date this record created: 25th June 2005Breeding date: 25th June 2005
Breeder: Ian AllcroftLocation:

Location code:
Aquarium strain
Water conditions: Neutral Water temperature: 20-23oC
Disposition: Very timid Community tank?: Doubtful, only with VERY calm fish
Spawning Method: Long term (fry appear with adults)Breeding problems: none
Sex ratio: Roughly equalBreeding difficulty: Very easy
Sucess: Very unsucessfulYears Experience: 3
Other Comments: Just add water and wait.
Date this record created: 12th June 2005Breeding date: 12th June 2005
Breeder: Gary ElsonLocation: Canada

*Nomenclature correct according to KILLIDATA

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