Killifish
Current Scientific Name:
Aphanius dispar dispar
Described: Rüppell, 1829
Common name(s):
Some Recorded Strains:
Falluja

Breeding Aphanius dispar dispar

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1 other fishkeeper has successfully bred this species and left a report, results are sumarised below

Method:
Adult fish removed from tank (100%)

Water Conditions:
Very hard and alkaline (100%)

Temperature:
20-23°C (100%)

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Aphanius dispar dispar breeding reports

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How to keep and breed Aphanius dispar dispar

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 Aphanius dispar dispar, 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 Aphanius dispar dispar 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

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+

In general, how difficult is Aphanius dispar dispar 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 Aphanius dispar dispar?

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

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Aphanius dispar dispar
Water conditions: Very hard and alkaline, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Adult fish removed from tank
Breeding difficulty: Difficult
Success: Fairly successful
Other Comments: Kept in brakish water 15ppt Temp varied from 20*c at night to 25*c in afternoon Spawned on substrate and mops/ algae. Predonminantly algae diet. 10 day+ hatching time for fry.
Breeder: england (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 28th March 2005

Unsuccessful

Breeding Report: Aphanius dispar dispar
Water conditions: Very hard and alkaline, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Adult fish removed from tank
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty:
Breeder: (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 28th March 2005