Killifish
Current Scientific Name:
Aphyolebias peruensis
Common name(s):
Some Recorded Strains:
SANTA ANNA
Breeding
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Aphyolebias peruensis breeding reports

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

How to keep and breed Aphyolebias peruensis

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 Aphyolebias peruensis, 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.

Average success

Breeding Report: Aphyolebias peruensis
Location code: SANTA ANNA
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Average
Other Comments: FEMALES VERY AGGRESIVE ON EACHOTHER.MALES BEHAVES THE SAME WAY
Breeding date: December 2004
Breeder: JOHAN DE LA MOTTE, SWEDEN (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 19th March 2005

Unsuccessful

Breeding Report: Aphyolebias peruensis
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Skewed sex ratio
Sex ratio: Somewhat male heavy
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Fairly unsuccessful
Other Comments: Recent collection of eggs yielded 466 eggs from a deeper peat container. I have been successful over many years but never actually counted the eggs before.
Breeder: Lee Harper, Media, PA USA
Date this record created: 2nd February 2003
Breeding Report: Aphyolebias peruensis
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Very unsuccessful
Breeding date: November 2003
Breeder: Lee Harper, Media, PA (20 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 2nd December 2003

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