Killifish
Current Scientific Name:
Aphyosemion abacinum
Described: Huber, 1976
Common name(s):

Breeding Aphyosemion abacinum

Have you had any experience breeding this species? Why not fill in a species questionaire
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 soft and acidic (100%)

Temperature:
20-23°C (100%)

Read the full breeding report(s) for Aphyosemion abacinum


Links

Aphyosemion abacinum breeding reports

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

How to keep and breed Aphyosemion abacinum

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 Aphyosemion abacinum, 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.

breeder has filled in a breeding report, a summary of which is shown in the graphs below.

Would Aphyosemion abacinum be a good addition to a community tank?

graph1
  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 abacinum?

graph2
  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?

graph3
  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?

graph4
  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 abacinum?

graph6
  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 abacinum to keep and breed?

graph7
  1. Very easy
  2. Easy
  3. Average
  4. Difficult
  5. Very difficult

How successful have you been at breeding Aphyosemion abacinum?

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

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Aphyosemion abacinum
Water conditions: Very soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Adult fish removed from tank
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Very successful
Other Comments: PONDFOOD,THE WHOLE YEAR OVER,GRINDALS NEWLY HATCHED FRUITFLIES. PLENTY WATER CHANGES.FOR SUCCESS THE FISH MUST " STAND" IN FOOD,ALTHOUGH ALL THE WILD ONES I COLLECTED WERE VERY SKINNY.
Breeder: RUDOLF KOUBEK
Date this record created: 31st July 2003