Killifish
Current Scientific Name:
Aphyosemion cameronense
Described: (Boulenger), 1903
Common name(s):
Some Recorded Strains:
BFS 02/14
BSW 99/19
GEMHS 00-15 Andenbe
GEMHS 00-3 Nkoakogo

Breeding Aphyosemion cameronense

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

Method:
Long term (fry appear with adults) (100%)

Water Conditions:
Moderately soft and acidic (100%)

Temperature:
20-23°C (100%)

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Aphyosemion cameronense breeding reports

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How to keep and breed Aphyosemion cameronense

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 cameronense, 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 Aphyosemion cameronense 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

How would you describe the disposition of Aphyosemion cameronense?

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  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?

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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+

What, if any is the biggest difficulty encountered when breeding these fish?

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  1. Poor egg production
  2. Poor egg survival
  3. Poor fry survival rate
  4. Deformities
  5. Skewed sex ratio

How would you describe sex ratios when breeding Aphyosemion cameronense?

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  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 cameronense 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 Aphyosemion cameronense?

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

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Aphyosemion cameronense
Location code: GEMHS 00-3 Nkoakogo
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Long term (fry appear with adults)
Breeding problems: Poor egg production
Sex ratio: Somewhat male heavy
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Fairly successful
Breeder: Madrid (Spain) (3 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 20th May 2004

Average success

Breeding Report: Aphyosemion cameronense
Location code: BFS 02/14
Water conditions:, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Long term (fry appear with adults)
Breeding problems: Poor egg production
Breeding difficulty: Difficult
Success: Average
Breeder: (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 20th December 2005
Breeding Report: Aphyosemion cameronense
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Average
Other Comments: Almond leaf in tank.
Breeder: Pierre Pelletier, Qu├ębec Canada. (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 29th May 2008

Unsuccessful

Breeding Report: Aphyosemion cameronense
Location code: GEMHS 00-15 Andenbe
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Difficult
Success: Fairly unsuccessful
Breeder: (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 13th September 2005