Aphanius apodus Ain M
Aphanius apodus Ain M'Lila. The female is in the foreground, she doesn't have the stripes of the male (behind)
Current Scientific Name:
Aphanius apodus
Described: (Gervais), 1853
Common name(s):
Some Recorded Strains:
Ain M'Lila

Breeding Aphanius apodus

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Aphanius apodus breeding reports

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How to keep and breed Aphanius apodus

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Breeding Report: Aphanius apodus
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Very unsuccessful
Breeder: Martin Tversted, Denmark (3 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 8th April 2004